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Reva Lee Wheat Hickerson

February 21, 1928 — May 26, 2023

Waynesboro

 

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.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 27, 2023 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Waynesboro, TN; and on Sunday, May 28, 2023 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Riverside Methodist Church in Clifton, TN.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, May 28, 2023 at Riverside Methodist Church in Clifton, TN at 1:00 pm with Chad Moore officiating. Burial will follow in the Riverside Methodist Cemetery with Shackleford Funeral Directors assisting the family.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, May 27, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Wayne County

104 West Hill Street, Waynesboro, TN 38485

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Visitation

Sunday, May 28, 2023

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Riverside United Methodist Church

2120 Linden Hwy, Clifton, TN 38425

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Funeral Service

Sunday, May 28, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Riverside United Methodist Church

2120 Linden Hwy, Clifton, TN 38425

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Interment

Sunday, May 28, 2023

Riverside Methodist Church Cemetery

2120 Linden Highway, Clifton, TN 38425

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