Venita B. Hickman

No public services are planned for Venita B. Hickman, 84, Lawrence. Cremation is planned.

Mrs. Hickman died Thursday, July 26, 2012, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born Dec. 6, 1927, in Garden City, Kan., the daughter of Oscar J. and Ruth Meadows Downing. She graduated from high school and later earned a bachelor’s degree.

Mrs. Hickman was a homemaker.

Survivors include a son, Randy Hickman, Lawrence.

Eventual inurnment will be in Deerfield, Kan.