Elaine Taylor Hickman Obituary
Contributed by Bonnie Ryan
EAST LIVERPOOL – Elaine Taylor Hickman awoke in the presence of the Lord whom she had served most of her life at 9:10 a.m. Monday, October 8, 2007, at her home on Bell School Road. Elaine was born Sept. 1, 1927, in Glenmoor, Ohio. She was the daughter of the late Mildred Catherine Kinsey Taylor and Clyde Herbert Taylor.
Eliane is survived by her husband of 57 years, the Reverend Lester A. Hickman, her beloved children, Philip and his wife, Linda of Dayton, Ohio, David of Ft Lauderdale, Fla., Timothy and his wife Suellen of East Liverpool, Ohio and Elizabeth at home. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Sean Hickman and his wife, Lisa of San Diego, Calif., Donovan Hickman and his wife, Dawn of Pittsburgh, Pa., CE 3 Eric Hickman and his wife, Mindy of Carmarillo, Calif., Kira Lantz and her husband, Mike of East Liverpool, Ohio an Ashley Hickman of Dayton, Ohio; four great-grandchildren and her brother Clyde Robert Taylor of Lake Charles, La.
Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her brothers, David Kinsey Taylor and Richard Wayne Taylor.
Elaine received her Bachelors degree from Geneva College and her Masters degree in Spanish from The University of Toledo. She taught school for 30 years in area schools. Elaine served alongside her husband as a missionary in Columbia.
She also served as both choir director and organist in several area churches as well as a Sunday School teacher. She was a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church’ a member of the National Honorary Spanish Club, Sigma Delta Pi.
Services will be held at the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2007, with the Rev. Tom Clyde of the church and Rev. Orlando Chaffee, superintendent of the Mahoning Valley UM district officiating.
Burial will be in the United Presbyterian Cemetery of Calcutta.
The family will be present to receive friends at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes from 2to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007, and one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday, Oct 11, 2007.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Zion United Methodist Church.
Friends may view this obituary, sign the guest book or send condolences on line at www.altmeyer.com