Doris Rae Hickman, 83, of Hartburg, passed away Feb. 17, in Beaumont. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 20, at King Cemetery in Hartburg. Officiating will be the Rev. Damon Bickham, of First Baptist Church in Deweyville. Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 p.m., Friday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Born in Hartburg, Sept. 24, 1932, she was the daughter of Theodore (Ted) Lavine and Dorothy Alice (Cameron) Lavine. Doris was a member of Hartburg Baptist Church in Deweyville. She worked for the Deweyville Independent School District as a librarian for Deweyville Elementary School. Doris enjoyed getting to spend time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved gardening, her flowers and her cat Miss Kitty.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George Hickman and daughters, Merry Hickman and Cindy Buxton.
She is survived by her daughter, Donna Koonce and husband Mack; son, Ted Hickman and wife Kristina, all of Hartburg; grandchildren, Tiffany Whitfield and husband Robert, Krystle Cardner and husband David, Mack Koonce, III, Ted Allen Hickman and Shelby Benoit, Kristopher Hickman, and Blake Hickman; great-grandchildren, Lexis Moss, Scarlett Whitfield, Kaydance Whitfield, Asa Hickman and Cambria Hickman, along with her sister, Barbara Callahan, of Hartburg.
Serving as pallbearers will be Kristopher Hickman, Ted Allen Hickman, Blake Hickman, Mack Koonce, III, David Cardner and Robert Whitfield.