John Wayne Hickman
Funeral Date: 5/13/2008

John Wayne Hickman, age 71, of New Caney, Texas formerly of Warren, Arkansas died Wednesday, May 7, at home. He was born March 19, 1937 at Warren, Arkansas a son of Ruby Grider Hickman, Warren, Arkansas and the late William Proctor Hickman. He served in the US Army, was a retired pipe fitter and mechanical supervisor for DuPont Chemical Plant, LaPorte, Tex with 34 years of service and a former member of the Bayshore Baptist Church of La Porte. He was a member of Second Baptist Church-North Campus, Houston, Texas enjoyed woodworking, building furniture, yard work and singing. Surviving other than his mother is his wife Edna Patrick Hickman whom he married February 10, 1978 at Houston, Texas; 2 sons Jerry Wayne Hickman and spouse Mary, Deer Park, Tex. and Johny Dean Hickman and spouse Paige, Sylacauga, Ala; 1 daughter Amy Baker and spouse Stephen, Friendswood, Tex; 1 brother Mack Robert Hickman and spouse Hiroko, Killeen, Texas; 9 grandchildren, Jason Hickman, Jacob Hickman, Myatt Carwile Hickman, Micah Carwile Hickman, Jessica Windsor, Joshua Hickman, Jamie Hickman, Justin Hickman and Jeremy Hickman; a niece and 2 great nieces. He was also preceded in death by a son Jimmy Dwayne Hickman. Funeral services were 2:00pm Tuesday, May 13, at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Linda Barrett was organist and soloist was Joan Roberts. Burial was in Outlaw Cemetery at Sumpter by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Jason Hickman, Justin Hickman, Jeremy Hickman, Ronnie Whitaker, Stephen Baker, Jody Mann, Jacob Hickman, Coy Drewry and Davis Mann. Memorials preferred MDA/ALS Research Fund, c/o Dr. Stanley Appel, Dept. of Neurology/Methodist Neurological Institute, 6560 Fannin suite 802, Houston, Texas 77030 Online guestbook at



Name: Laurie Pierce
Message: Mrs. Ruby I am sorry to hear of your loss. I am grateful you were able to make the trip to see him. May God Bless You and your family

Name: Edith (Hendon) Castleberry
Message: So sorry to hear of John Wayne's death. We were in the same class ('55) during the years you all lived in Warren. May God Bless you.