Funeral services for Mr. Eddie James Hickmon were held on Saturday, September 1, 2018, 11 A.M. from Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Union with Rev. Erick Hills officiating. Burial was in the MS Veterans Cemetery. Beck Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Hickmon, 85, of Union, passed away on Friday, August 24, 2018 at Rush Hospital.

He is survived by 10 children, LaNorris Pope, Judy Harrison, Mattie Smiley, LaKisha Hudson, Douglas Slaughter, Brenda McDonald, Harry Hickmon, Patrice Hickmon, and Shaunda McGowan, two brothers, three sisters, 16 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Willie McNair, Johnny Slaughter, Ray Boyd, Fred Gill, Keith Walton, Earl Davis, Larry Blalock and Kourtney Smith.