Carol Hickman

Graveside services will be held at 11.00 AM Saturday, May 30, 2020, at Highland Cemetery for Carol Hickman, 91, of Hattiesburg, MS.  She died on May 28, 2020, at Alden Pointe.

Mrs. Hickman was a graduate of Hattiesburg High School and Stephens College.  She worked as a legal secretary and was Administrative Assistant to Rep. Trent Lott, managing his Hattiesburg office, and later working in the Jackson office for Senator Lott until her retirement.  She was a long-time member and a former Elder of Westminster Presbyterian Church and served our community as a member of the Hattiesburg Junior Auxiliary.

Mrs. Hickman was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde Harrison Praytor and Mary White Praytor; her sister, Beverly Praytor Owens; a granddaughter, Chelsey Currie; and her beloved husband of 53 years, Harry Hickman, Jr.

She is survived by five daughters, Mary Currie Dryden (Steve) of Hattiesburg, MS; Joan Currie Clark (Steve) of Brooklyn, MS, Beverly Kay (Kitty) Currie Hopper of Petal, MS; Sandy Hickman Holland (Robert) of Leland, MS; Laura Hickman Hollister (Stevens) of Madison, MS; and one son, Jim Currie (Cindy) of Madison, South Dakota; as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.