Esther Elaine Hickam, 67, of Amarillo, passed away on June 29, 2020.
A memorial service celebrating her life will be held on July 18, 2020 at Charity Baptist Tabernacle, located at 1040 S. Eastern in Amarillo. Funeral arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone Blackburn Shaw Funeral Directors.
Esther was born on September 24, 1952, in Dumas, Texas to Oren Harold and Mable Eunice (Robertson) Kurts. She graduated from Dumas High School and earned an Associate’s Degree in Accounting. She married Larry Hickam on July 3, 1974. They spent the next 46 years together and raised a beautiful family.
Esther was an avid reader. Her life consisted of serving her family and her church. She spent 25 years of her marriage as a minister’s wife. She treasured her church family.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one grandson, Samuel Kroeker.
Those left to cherish her memory are her beloved husband of 45 years, Pastor Larry Hickam; three daughters, Heidi Johnson and husband Bryant, of Claude, Regina Bradburry and husband Rusty, of Panhandle, and Kimberly Kroeker and husband Christopher, of Claude; four sons, Michael Hickam and wife Monica, of Brownfield, Andrew Hickam and wife Kimberly, of Amarillo, Ben Hickam and wife Sarah, of Claude and Caleb Hickam of Claude. She is also survived by 19 grandchildren, three sisters and two brothers as well as many nieces and nephews.
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