She was born to the late Catherine Craigmiles and Bill Hickey.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her grandparents, Samuel and Louise Craigmiles; her husband, Walter Earl “Jim” Hackett; mother and father-in-law, Ernestine and Willus Hackett; brother, Stanley Hickey; aunt, Christine Craigmiles Taylor; uncle, Jack Whaley; and special cousins: Larry Craigmiles and James Taylor.
She was a graduate of College Hill High School class of 1960.
She was a member of St. James Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America.
Survivors include her sisters: Beverly (Edward) Wells and Paulette Mee, both of Cleveland; brothers, William Monroe Hickey of Atlanta and Dwight (Nettie) Clemons of Spring Lake, N.C.; three aunts: Sammiretta Cragmiles Thompson and Wilma Cragmiles Blair, both of Cleveland, and Rebecca Ann (Richard) Powel of Boston; two uncles: John Craigmiles of Cleveland and Fred (Helen) Craigmiles of Chicago; sister-in-law, Barbara Osborne of Cleveland; her godchildren, Darian and Denzell Morrison; special cousins: Angela Blair, Vetta (Wayne) Stovall, Michael (Barbara Ann) Sharp and Jackie (Ken) Humes, all of Cleveland; a host of other godchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and many special friends.
The body may be viewed from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Patton Funeral Home Chapel.
The family will receive friends at St. James Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 151 Short Street S.E., Thursday, from 6 to 7 p.m.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21, 2011, at Sunset Memorial Gardens, North Lee Highway. The Rev. Rhonda S. Westfield will officiate.