Lucy Mae Ward Hickman


NEW BERN - Lucy Mae Ward Hickman, 84, of 1303 Health Drive, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at UniHealth Care-Neuse.

She was a native of Vanceboro and a member of St. Peter's Free Will Baptist Church.

Her funeral will be held noon Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Cool Spring Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. James Moore, pastor and the Rev. Constance H. Moore, eulogist. Burial will follow in the Nobles Cemetery.

She is survived by her three sons, Bruce Hickman and Ricky Hickman of Norwalk, Conn., and Melvin Hickman of New Bern; six daughters, Christine Stith of Washington, D.C., Lillian Smith of Greenville, Constance Moore of Ernul, Jean Hickman, Jackie Hickman and Angela Razor, all of Norwalk, Conn.; two brothers, James Ward of Windsor and Josephua Ward of New Bern; one sister, Betty Green of Chocowinity; 17 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Viewing hours will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, at Oscar's Mortuary.

Condolences are accepted at

Arrangements are by Oscar's Mortuary, Inc.

Published in Sun Journal from May 17 to May 20, 2013