Jimmy George Hickman


May 21, 1930 – May 25, 2021

Jimmy George Hickman, 91, passed away on Tuesday, May 25, 2021.

Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents, James Cleatis Hickman and Juanita Estelle Hickman; son, Jimmy Hickman Jr.; his former wife, Javota Hickman; brothers: Willard and Otis Hickman; sister, Joyce Thornhill; stepsons, Gary Wayne and Michael Eugene Pugh; and brother-in-law, Dub Daughtery

Left behind to cherish Jimmy’s memory, are his loving wife, Joyce Dean Hickman; son, Michael Gene Hickman; daughter-in-law, Laura Hickman; stepdaughters: Melody Pendergrass, Deborah Willis and Sharlene Choate; brother, Steve (Pat) Hickman; sisters: Betty Daughtery and Stella (Curtis) Fairbanks; several step-grandchildren, stepgreat-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; Jim’s extended family at Signature Nursing Home; and many dear friends.

A Celebration of Jim’s Life will be held graveside in the Chattanooga National Cemetery on Friday, June 4, 2021, at 12:30 p.m. with Pastor Doug Bell officiating. The United States Army Honor Guard and the American Legion Post 95 will render honors.

Arrangements are under the care of Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory and Florist East Chapel, 404 S. Moore Road, East Ridge, TN 37412.

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