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Maurine Hickman

Mrs. Maurine M. Hickman, age 89, of South Fulton, passed away Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019 at the Diversicare of Martin. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the South Fulton Baptist Church. Visitation will be held Friday at the church from 10 a.m. until the hour of service with Hornbeak Funeral Home in Fulton, Kentucky in charge of the arrangements. She was born on July 6, 1930 in Decatur, Illinois to the late John Weaver and Altina Elliott Messick. Maurine was a Registered Nurse at the former Fulton Hospital, Volunteer Community Hospital in Martin, McKenzie Hospital and Milan General Hospital. She received a nursing degree and a psychology degree from the University of Tennessee. She was a member of the Business in Professional Women of Martin, Civitan Club in Martin, Union City and Paris and was also a member of the Family Community and Educators Organization of Weakley County and A.A.U.W of Martin, and also taught Critical Care Courses at UTM. She was a member of the South Fulton Baptist Church where she sang in the choir. She is survived by three daughters, Donna Leigh Capra, Karen Gatewood and Linda Capra, all of South Fulton; three sons, Mark (Kathaleen) Capra of South Fulton, Richard Capra of Nashville and Robert Hickman of Martin; four grandchildren, Michael Capra and Timothy (Chynethia) Capra, both of Nashville, Gary (Katie) Gatewood of St. John, Michigan and Mark Capra of Schofield, Wisconsin; three great-grandchildren. Colton James Gatewood and Kaitlyn Marie Gatewood, both of Martin, and Kambria Loren Gatewood of St. John; and a sister, Sylvia Black of California. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her first husband, Donald John Capra; her second husband, Genie Joe Hickman; a son, Timothy Capra; and two sisters, Alene Hale and Irene Hickman. Memorials may be made to the South Fulton Baptist Church, Harvest the Vision Fund, P.O. Box 5258, South Fulton, TN or to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692.

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