Della LaVern Hickman, 86, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Visitation will be Friday, August 4, 2017 at 6-7:30 p.m. Her graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at the Perkins Cemetery in Perkins, Ok. Pastor John Curtis will be officiating. Strode Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Della was born on December 3, 1930 to Byno and Etta Jane Salsman
She married Wilbur Gene Hickman on September 20, 1950.
She graduated from Perkins High School and became a Bus Driver for Central Vo-tech. She was a member of the Eden Chapel Church. She enjoyed sewing and crafting.
She is preceded in death by her parents; sons Bill and Tom Hickman; Sister Carmelita Hilton; Brothers Byno , Jr, Stillison Oren, Calvin Leroy and Paul Dixon Salsman.
She Is survived by her husband, Wilbur Gene Hickman; 2 sons, Dewayne Hickman (Donna); Sam Hickman(Marcia); Debbie Hickman all from Perkins, Ok; 4 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; three sisters, Loretta Atkins, Alice Effie Furguson and Katricia Ann Irwing; one Brother, Mickey Wallace Salsman.
Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com.