Marcella Keeton Hickerson was born May 23, 1930 in Waynesboro, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Lannie and Mary Lula Morgan Keeton. She was united in marriage to W.C. Hickerson on October 13, 1952. Mr. Hickerson preceded her in death on April 10, 2006. Mrs. Hickerson departed this life on July 22, 2020 at her daughter’s home in Hendersonville, Tennessee at the age of 90 Years, 1 Month, 29 Days.
Mrs. Hickerson taught school at Waynesboro Elementary for many years and attended church at Green River Tabernacle.
She is survived by a son, Jeff Hickerson and wife Nell of Waynesboro, TN; a daughter, Debbye Johnson and husband W.G. of Hendersonville, TN; four grandchildren, Jeremy Devers, James Melson, Ann Hammack, and Pam Melson all of Waynesboro, TN; four great-grandchildren, Lisa Odell husband Matt, Shania Harris wife Liz, Jessie Melson, and Amanda Hammack husband Schyler; five great-great-grandchildren, Maci Melson, Ryan Odell, Serenity Odell, Harlee Daniel, and Weston Daniel; and brothers, Lannie Keeton, Jr. and Marshall Keeton.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Hickerson was preceded in death by a brother, N.J. Keeton, and a sister, Dora Nadine Lynn.
Graveside services were held on July 24, 2020 at the Memorial Gardens in Waynesboro, Tennessee with Jason Janes officiating.