Mrs. Lizzie Lou Abner Hickey, age 97 of Franklin, Georgia passed away at the West Georgia Medical Center on Thursday, August 23, 2012.
Funeral services for Mrs. Hickey will be conducted on Saturday, August 25, 2012, at 2:00 P.M. from the Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Brandon Brooks officiating.
The interment will follow in the Franklin City Cemetery. The family will receive guests at the funeral home Friday evening, August 24, 2012 from 6-8 P.M.
Mrs. Hickey was born in Heard County, Georgia on March 26, 1015, the daughter of the late Heflin Abner and Tommie Lee Hannah Abner. She had been a faithful member of the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church since she was fourteen years old.
In recent months she had attended church with her daughter and son-in-law at Prospect Church. In her younger years she worked in the textile mills in LaGrange, but spent most of her adult life doing what she loved most, being a wife, mother, and grandmother. All who knew Miss Lizzie loved her. She will be greatly missed.
She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Emma Jean Gilpin (Arnold); one daughter-in-law, Barbara Lockhart all of Franklin, GA.; fifteen grandchildren; and a number of great and great-great grandchildren.
Other than her parents she was preceded in death by her Beloved husbands, Robert Lee Hickey and Bluford Pike; three daughters, Mary Buchanan, Betty Brazeal, and Ruth Buchanan, and one son, Douglas Pike.
The Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home of Franklin, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.