Reva Lee Wheat Hickerson of Clifton, TN was born February 21, 1928 in Perry County, TN. She was the daughter of the late Grady Isaac and Winnie Ethel Lineberry Wheat. Reva was united in marriage to Walton Farris Hickerson on November 25, 1947.
Reva was a seamstress for Clifton Manufacturing for 40 years until closing; she also worked at Smokey’s Grille. She was a member of Riverside United Methodist. Reva loved gardening, canning, cooking, sewing, and being with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Reva departed this life on May 26, 2023 in Lawrenceburg, TN at the age of 95 years, 3 months, and five days.
Reva is survived by a son, Randall Dale Hickerson (Denise) of Mt. Juliet, TN; a daughter, Sylvia Lynn Gobble (David) of Lawrenceburg, TN; a daughter-in-law, Linda Bowling Bryant of Savannah, TN; a brother, Johnny Wayne Wheat (Linda) of Linden, TN; a sister, Roberta Evans Polk of Waynesboro, TN; a sister-in-law, Helen Wheat of Paducah, KY; four grandchildren, Carol Hickerson of Clifton, TN; Joshua Gobble (Stacia) of Summertown, TN; Daniel Gobble, Rachael Moore (Chad) of Lawrenceburg, TN; six great-grandchildren, Jessica Hickerson, Jake Moore, Tate Moore, Mack Moore, Ryne Gobble, and Adam Gobble; two great-great-grandchildren, Ozzy Flores and Olivia Irwin; and a special friend/neighbor, Ricky Wheat.
In addition to her husband and parents, Reva was preceded in death by brother, Douglas Wheat; two sisters, Wilma Thacker, Vera Piland; and grandson, Greg Hickerson.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, May 28, 2023 at Riverside Methodist Church in Clifton, TN at 1:00 pm with Chad Moore officiating. Burial followed in the Riverside Methodist Cemetery with Shackleford Funeral Directors assisting the family.