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Mary Ellen Hickerson

November 5, 1948 ~ June 17, 2014 (age 65)

  Mary Ellen Hickerson, 65, of Plainville died Tuesday (June 17, 2014) in Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

   Born November 5, 1948 in Quincy, Mary was raised in the home of Norman and Dorothy Jones.  She married Michael J. "Mike" Hickerson in Quincy on September 25, 1966.  He survives.

   Mary enjoyed doing word search, fishing, camping and traveling.  Most of all she loved spending time with her grandchildren and visiting with her friends.

   Mrs. Hickerson was employed as a custodian at Payson-Seymour Grade School for 25 years until her retirement.

   Survivors include her husband Mike; two daughters Michele Turner (Shawn) of Ochelata, OK and Melinda Miller (Lonny) of Plainville, IL; a daughter in-law Margie Hickerson of Quincy; ten grandchlidren Laura Harpole (Cody) of New Canton, IL, Mackenzie Miller and fiance Brandon Shortridge of Monroe City, MO, J. D. Miller and Lane Miller both of Plainville, IL, Paul Turner and Alex Turner both of Ochelata, OK, Breanna Moore (Zack) of Quincy, Danielle Hickerson of Ft. Campbell, KY, Cindy Hickerson and Josh Hickerson both of Quincy; two great grandchildren Parker Shortridge and Cheyenne Moore; one brother Jim Jones (Carrie) of Bethel, MO; four sisters Goldie Knuffman of Quincy, Phyllis Cheney of Quincy, Sherry Bartz (Wayne) of Maywood, MO and Dorothy Walton of LaGrange, MO.

Mrs. Hickerson was preceded in death by her parents, one son Danny Hickerson, one brother Norman Jones and a sister Sue Walton.

   Funeral services will be held Monday morning 10:00 a.m. in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Disseler officiating.  Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery near Plainville.

   Visitation will be held Sunday evening from 3:00 until 6:00 and Monday morning until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to the Blessing Cancer Center.
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