Nellie A. Hickson

March 19, 1920 ‒ October 13, 2011

Delaware, Ohio

Nellie A. Hickson, age 91 of Delaware died Thursday morning, October 13, 2011 at Wintersong Village Care Center following a 4 month illness.

Born on March 19, 1920 in Blacklick to the late Trudie E. (Armstrong) and Harrison N. Stewart, she graduated from Galena High School in 1938. A devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, she loved looking after her family’s needs. Always thoughtful and caring she enjoyed sewing and tending to the flower gardens around her homestead. She was a wonderful cook and baker, her home baked lasagna, mayonnaise cake, pies, and fudge will long be remembered. Thoughtful in numerous ways, she was one to remember birthdays with a card or share a pie; she remembered the little things in life, one of the many qualities that made her so special.

She is survived by her beloved husband of almost 69 years: Ralph S. Hickson, daughters: Sandra H. Noll of Dublin, Brenda (Kenneth) Brady of Lutherville, MD, treasured Grandchildren: Michella (Ryan) Bowman, Kyle and Nathan Brady, nieces and nephews.

Brothers Joseph and Robert Stewart as well as sisters Thelma Keis, Mildred Wills, and Grace Evans precede her in death.

Friends may call 2-6 p.m. Sunday at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 75 W. William St., Delaware. Graveside services will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday at Fairview Memorial Park, South of Delaware, with Chaplain Patricia Stout officiating.

Memorial contributions can be made to Home Reach Hospice, 561 W. Central Ave., Delaware, Ohio 43015 or the American Cancer Society, 870 Michigan Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43215.

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