Winters Ara Lee “Polly” Hickam, 88, of Odessa passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2007. She was born December 17, 1918, in Runnels County, Texas and grew up there. She graduated from Maverick High School where she went to State in tennis and debate. She married Paul Moxley Hickam on December 10, 1937, in Winters and lived in Norton and farmed there. They moved to Odessa in 1949 and have lived there since. She was a member of Eisenhower Church of Christ in Odessa. Her husband preceded her in death in 1999.
She is survived by 2 daughters: Priscilla Nelson and husband Keith of Kermit, and Kay Scroggins and husband Budd of Odessa; and 1 sister Melba Fletcher of Albuquerque, New Mexico; as well as, 5 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great-grandchildren.
Family will receive friends on Saturday, September 29, 2007, at Winters Funeral Home from 1:30 PM until service time. Graveside services will be held at Northview Cemetery on Saturday, September 29, 2007 at 2:00 PM with Nelan Bahlman officiating under the direction of Winters Funeral Home.