July 17, 1918 ~ March 15, 2010
Funeral services for Gladys Nickleberry Mickens, 91, of Marietta will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 19, 2010 at Bethlehem Baptist Church near Marietta with the Rev. Q. T. Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Bethlehem Cemetery under direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home, Inc. of Hughes Springs. Visitation will be Thursday afternoon and evening at the funeral home. Mrs. Mickens died March 15, 2010 at her residence. She was born July 17, 1918 in Cass County. She was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. She is survived by eight sons William Mickens of Naples, Hurman Mickens of Dallas, Refus (Della) Mickens of Dallas. Raymond (Gloria) Mickens of Dallas, Alvin (Mary) Mickens of Texarkana, TX, Willie Mickens of Dallas, Wallace Mickens and Jerry Mickens of Marietta; two daughters Wanda Fredonia Warren of Marietta, TX and Glenda Martin of Naples, TX; one sister Mary Nickleberry of Marietta; two brothers Clayborn (Mareda) Nickleberry of Marietta and C.A. Nickleberry of Ennis, TX; one sister-in-law Dorothy Nickleberry of Marietta, TX; 22 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; a host of nephews, and three nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents Henry Clay Nickleberry and Leanna Barber Nickleberry; her husband Willie Fred Mickens; two children; one sister and four brothers.