April 18, 1939 - September 5, 2021
Gloria Ann Hill Hickman, 82 of Sylvania passed Sunday, September 5, 2021 at the Optim Medical Center Screven. She was born to Harvey and Vergie Jenkins Hill on April 18, 1939. She was a member of the Hiltonia Baptist Church where she served as a song leader and had a great love for the church and her church family. Throughout her life, she had been employed with Sardis Manufacturing, Sampson Manufacturing, Burke County Schools as a bus driver, and retired in 2001 from the Torrington Company. Even in retirement, she stayed active and was employed as a funeral assistant with Joiner Anderson Funeral Home Screven Chapel until her passing. One of her favorite things was gardening in her flower beds. She loved history whether reading or watching a special on television and also traveling in the camper, especially to the Smoky Mountains. She also enjoyed Sunday rides with her husband in their Model A, hosting family functions at their creek house, and attending dances and socials at Tump’s Place at Bay Gall. She will forever be remembered for her love of family and the advice given even when you may not have asked for it. She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Lynette Jenkins, brother, Billy Hill, and son-in-law, Donny Anglin. She is survived by her beloved husband, Robert “Bobby” Hickman, of Sylvania; daughters and sons-in-law, Rhonda and Raymond Reynolds of Morrisville, NC and April and Jimmy Northcutt of Sylvania, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Bert and Donna Hickman of Palmetto, FL; “adopted” daughter and son-in-law, Penny and Homer Friese of Sylvania, GA; grandchildren, Brandon Reynolds of Morrisville, Rebecca and Stephen Kelly of Kipling NC, David and Kim Anglin of Rome, GA, Rebecca Anglin of Sylvania, Joseph and Megan Hickman of Hinesville, GA, Kristen and Daniel Rountree of Texas, Holden Hickman, of Kansas, Haley Hickman of Sylvania, Matthew Hickman, Paige Hickman, Zack Hickman, all of Palmetto, and Ethan Hickman of Texas; great-grandchildren, Adrienne Kelly of Kipling, Brody Anglin, Sophia Anglin, both of Rome, Shaylee and Matt Crooms, Karleigh Crews, Emily Crews, all of Sylvania, Sarah Hickman, Gabriel Hickman, and Meadow Hickman, all of Hinesville, sisters, Peggie Bailey of Alabama, Carol Jean Cates of Millen; and brother, Bruce Hill of Allendale, SC. Visitation will be held on Tuesday evening from 5:00pm-8:00pm at the Joiner Anderson Funeral Home Screven Chapel. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 11:00am in the Screven Chapel of Joiner Anderson Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Bert Hickman officiating and assisted by Rev. Travis Smith. Interment will follow in the Bascom Cemetery. Pallbearers will be grandson, Brandon Reynolds, David Anglin, Matt Hickman, Holden Hickman, Ethan Hickman, Joseph Hickman, Zack Hickman, Brantley Attaway, and Stephen Kelly. Friends may sign the online register book at www.joineranderson.com Joiner Anderson Funeral Home Screven Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.
Gloria Ann Hill Hickman, 82 of Sylvania passed Sunday, September 5, 2021 at the Optim Medical Center Screven. She was born to Harvey and Vergie Jenkins Hill on April 18, 1939. She was a member of the Hiltonia Baptist Church where she served... View Obituary & Service Information
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