Wickes, Helen

August 15, 2007

HELEN HICKMAN WICKES, age 83 of West Grove, died Saturday, August 11, 2007 at her home. She was the wife of the late Walter Forman Wickes, Jr. who died in December of 2005 and with whom she shared 57 years of marriage. Born in Louisville Kentucky she was a daughter of the late Baylor Ormsby and Louise Jones Hickman. Helen and her husband were well known local Horseman breeders. Helen's family was her primary joy. She also cherished friends, her dogs, gardening and the family farm in West Grove. Survivors include: one daughter, Helen; two sons, Michael and Timothy B. ; two stepsons, William L. and John C. She is also survived by nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a stepson Walter F. Wickes III and two sisters:; Lawrence Hilliard and Mary Paxton Harthill. The family will have a private graveside service. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Cheshire Land Preservation Fund, Box 983, Unionville, PA 19375. Arrangements are being handled by the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, Inc. 610-444-4116 of Kennett Square. Online condolences may be sent to www.griecofuneralhomes. com

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