Venita Beth Downing Hickman passed away at Lawrence Memorial Hospital July 26, 2012.
84, Lawrence, Kan.
Venita Beth Downing Hickman passed away at Lawrence Memorial Hospital July 26, 2012. Venita was born Dec 6 1927, in Garden City, Kan. to Oscar OJ Downing & Ruth Meadows Downing. She married Clarence Hickman June 27 1948, at the Methodist Church in Deerfield; Her father-in-law the Rev. M. E. Hickman presided.
Preceded in death by her parents, her husband, brother Michael Downing & sister Rebecca Nugent, and infant granddaughter. She leaves behind her children Randy Hickman of Lawrence, Kan. and Rebecca Paddon of Alberta, Canada; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 5 nieces & nephews.