Verda D. Hickey

Verda D. Hickey, 95, of Winfield, passed away on Monday, January 10, 2022, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.    Visitation will be held on Monday, January 17, 2022, from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Snyder and Hollenbaugh Funeral and Cremation Services of Winfield.  Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. on Monday, January 17, 2022, at the funeral home.  Interment will be in the Cottonwood Cemetery.  Following the funeral service, a time of food and fellowship will be held at the Open Bible Church Youth Center in Winfield.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Max B RC Model Airplane Club in memory of Verda.  Online condolences may be left for the family at

Verda Dear DeCamp was born February 18, 1926 in Greensboro, Kansas, the daughter of Thomas F. and Grace (Wilson) DeCamp.  She was a graduate of Hugoton High School in Kansas.  Verda was united in marriage to Leroy Gene Hickey on October 5, 1955 in Casper, Wyoming. She worked at Woolsworth and also as a grocer, but once she was married, she became a housewife and a seamstress. Verda was a member of the Open Bible Church.  She made many wedding dresses over the years and enjoyed crafting.

Verda will be deeply missed by her daughter, Jill Tanking of KS; daughter-in-law, Nikki Hickey of Winfield; step-granddaughter, Misty Bruders of Winfield; step-great grandchildren, Kaya Day and John Day and siblings: Lowell DeCamp of CO; Thomas DeCamp of AZ and June McKinzey of CA.

Verda was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Randy; brother, Medford DeCamp; and sister, Faye Allen.