SIKESTON -- Franklin D. Hickman, 57, died at 5:46 p.m. Aug. 3, 2012, at his home.
Born Feb. 19, 1955, at Philadelphia, Miss., to the late John and Margaret Lewis Hickman, he lived in this area most of his life and had worked in several cotton gins.
He is survived by: a special friend, Deborah Phillips of the home; three stepsons and two daughters-in-law, Gary Phillips Jr. of Sikeston, Clarence Eugene and Darlene Phillips of Sikeston and Paul and Jessica Phillips of Bloomfield; three stepdaughters and two sons-in-law, Jennifer and Sonny Sauceda and Brandy and Trey Brashear of Sikeston and Judy Hicks of Oran; one brother, James Hickman of Matthews; and 18 grandchildren.
Memorial services were held Saturday at the First Assembly of God Church of Canalou with the Revs. Manuel Mijares and Mike Cartwright officiating.
The Blanchard Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent at blanchardfuneral.com.