David O. Hickman
O. HICKMAN, SODDY, DIES AT 88
Mine Operator for 43 Years - Presbyterian Elder for 50 Years
O. Hickman, well-known Soddy farmer and mine operator, died late yesterday
afternoon at his home. He was 88.
pioneer settler in the community, Mr. Hickman operated coal mines in the Soddy
area 43 years. In later years he
became widely known as a peach and strawberry farmer.
Hickman was an elder of the Presbyterian Church at Soddy for 50 years.
is survived by his wife, Frances Hickman; two daughters, Mrs. Winnie Walker and
Mrs. W. J. Hughes of Soddy; two sons, Sam H., Soddy, and W. J., Williamson, W.
Va.; 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements will be announced.
The Chattanooga Times, February 11, 1950
Submitted by Iris Brown