Thaddie May Lykins, 86, formerly of Higginsville, died May 14th at the Golden Age Living Center in Stover

She was born August 13, 1930 in Wright City, OK to Otha and Allie (Jones) Tidwell 

Her husband, Leethel Lykins, preceded her in death on January 3, 1977.

She was a homemaker who enjoyed word search books, gardening, embroidery and her family.

She is preceded in death by sons, Curtis Palmer, Sr. and Terry Lykins; daughter, Livia Diane Palmer; brothers, James and William Tidwell; and sister Jirlene Buchannan.

She is survived by:  
Son:             Jerry Palmer            of Cole Camp
Daughters:    Patsy Hutchins        of Pensacola, FL
                    Angie Palmer           of Independence, MO
                    Linda Yingling          of Youngtown, AZ 
Brother:        Bobby Tidwell           of Scottsdale, AZ
                    Kenneth Tidwell        of Sacramento, CA 

16 Grandchildren    53 Great Grandchildren    7 Great Great Grandchildren 

Funeral Services will be held Thursday May 18th at 10:00 am at the Kaiser-Wiegers Funeral Home, officiated by Pastor Steve Zingre. 

Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral. 

Casket Bearers will be Jeffrey Brown, Phillip Brown, Michael Palmer, Terry Palmer, Travis Palmer, and Curtis Palmer III

She will be buried at the City Cemetery. 

Memorials are suggested to family choice.

Kaiser-Wiegers Funeral Home