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writer , songwriter

Betty May Hickory, American Songwriter, writer. Recipient awards for outstanding civic projects. Member Ozarks Note Worthy Songwriters Association (consultant, member of advisory board, president 1992-1995, Song of Year award 1995), Broadcast Music Inc.

Background

Hickory, Betty May was born on March 1, 1934 in Pekin, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Raymond Bliss and Nellie May (Pinkerton) Holler.

Education

Student, Drury College, Springfield, Missouri, 1972.

Career

Charge nurse, Nursing Home, Springfield, 1964-1982;songwriter, free-lance writer, since 1982.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author articles.

Religion

The Gospel of Christ shows the essential steps that one must take to attain the goal of salvation.

Politics

There is a large range of issues where Church should interact with politics in such areas as poverty and inequality, environmental issues, nuclear and chemical weapons and the harm caused by use of drugs and drinking.

Views

Church members should be close and caring to feel each other's pains and problems. The good of the whole body of the Christian society should be put before individual needs.

Membership

Member Ozarks Note Worthy Songwriters Association (consultant, member of advisory board, president 1992-1995, Song of Year award 1995), Broadcast Music Inc.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: oil painting, fishing, reading, travel, writing.

Connections

Married Walter Edward Hickory, November 14, 1954 (deceased August 1959). Children: Mary Elizabeth, Walter William.

father:
Raymond Bliss Holler

mother:
Nellie May (Pinkerton) Holler

spouse:
Walter Edward Hickory

children:
Mary Elizabeth Hickory

Walter William Hickory