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“I am thinking of you all in this time of loss. Your memories will be with you always. Debbie ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Debbie (Landing) Schucker - Dover, DE

“Dear Marlene and family, I am very sorry for the passing of Ed Tom, even tho we know he is in heaven,the loss is still hard to understand. My...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Kate Drewer Reeser - PA

“Marlene and family, Sorry to hear of your loss. May you feel the presense of Jesus in the days of adjustment ahead. Charlotte ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Charlotte Snead - Chincoteague, VA

“Dear Rae, Marlene and Family, You are all in my thoughts and prayers during this time. With love, Dawn White ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Dawn White - Onley, VA

“To the Family, Although I did not know Ed Tom personally, he worked with my Dad (Pete Marshall) at Moore's. I've heard Dad mention his name many...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Teresa (Marshall) Wimbrow - VA

“Dear Marlene, Rae Ann, and E.T.: it is with a heavy heart that I have read of Ed Tom's passing...even though we weren't officially related, he...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Peggy(Miles) & Butch Belote - VA

“Dear Marlene and family, So sorry about Ed Tom. He was a pillar in our family and he held us all together. He was the first one to show up in times...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Donna M. Quick - Pocomoke City, MD

“Rae and family : So very sorry for your loss, will be keeping you close in thought and prayers. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Allyson Pittman - VA

“Marlene and family, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Leslie S.Furman - Assawoman, VA

“Rae and family, Sorry to hear of your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Michelle Stiles Taylor - VA

“My condolences go out to the family Ed Tom was such a joy to be around he was a special person one that always will be remembered by all who knew him...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: MaryAnn Roughton - VA

“My Dear Friends, I send my heart felt sympathies and love for a man I revered as a hero from a child. I loved Ed Tom like a family member as did all...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Esther Lang Troast - Pocomoke, MD

“Rae, I am terribly sad to hear about the passing of your dad. He was one of my favorite people when I worked at the drug store in Parksley. He was...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Ginny (Lutz) Browning - Tampa, FL


Edward Thomas Hickman, Jr., 74, husband of Marlene L. Hickman of Assawoman, Virginia, passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at his residence. Born July 14, 1937 in Temperanceville, Virginia, he was the son of the late Edward Thomas Hickman, Sr. and Vesta Hickman. He retired from Moore Business Forms, Inc., Snow Hill, Maryland, as a press operator. Mr. Hickman served his country in the United States Air Force and the National Guard. He was a member of Wattsville United Methodist Church, Wattsville, Virginia. He was also a member of Temperanceville Lodge #121 AF & AM; Order of the Eastern Star, Temperanceville Chapter; and The Elks Club of Pocomoke, Maryland. Other than his wife, Ed Tom is survived by a son, E.T. Hickman III and his wife Tammy, of Nelsonia, Virginia; a daughter, Rae Ann Crumb and her husband, Warner of Onancock, Virginia; five grandsons, Matthew Klepper, Hunter Hickman, Nathan Crumb, Jared Crumb and Ryan Crumb; a sister, Janet Donoway of Salisbury, Maryland; several nieces and nephews; and a host of many dear friends. He was predeceased by three sisters, Betty Ann Brittingham, Billie Rose Bailey and Pauline A. Dolan. Funeral services will be conducted from the chapel of the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home, Parksley, Virginia, on Sunday, July 31, 2011, at 2:00 PM with the Reverends Maurice Enright and Donald Blagg officiating. Interment will follow at the Assawoman Methodist Church Cemetery, Assawoman. There will be a visitation at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Flowers will be accepted, or memorial donations may be made to the Personal Touch Homecare and Hospice, 3100 Main Street, Exmore, VA 23350. Memory tributes may be shared with the family at www.williamsfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements by the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home.

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