Dollie M. Hickman, 85, of Ocean View, Del., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008, at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was a retired seamstress for the Manhattan Shirt Factory in Salisbury, Md. She was a member of the New Hope Church of Willards, Md., where she sang in the choir, and also attended Mt. Pleasant Church in Willards. She loved music, dancing and sports, and enjoyed attending dog and horse races in Florida.
Hickman was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Jannie (Baker) Webb; her son, Carroll Edward Powell; her sister, Alma Jones; and her brother, William Webb. She is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, Lloyd H. “Billo” Hickman; two sisters, Mazie H. Pruitt of Delmar, Del., and Elizabeth Hudson of Laurel, Del.; a granddaughter, Dawn Powell Hudson; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service was scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 28, 2008, with burial in Mariner’s Bethel Cemetery, Ocean View. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in her memory to Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.