March 22, 1931 – January 25, 2020
MANTEO — Barbara Ann Hickman Pro, 88, of Manteo, NC died January 25, 2020 at Virginia Beach General Hospital.
She was born on March 22, 1931 in Horntown, VA, daughter of the late William Henry and Helen Davis Hickman.
Barbara graduated from Atlantic High School in Oak Hall, VA. She joined the US Air Force and traveled most of Europe. While in the Air Force, she met and married Richard Thomas Pro of Pittsburgh, PA and they lived in Alexandria, VA for many years. Following Richard’s death in 2013, she moved to the Outer Banks to live with her daughter, and greatly enjoyed eating crab cakes at Basnight’s Lone Cedar Café and watching Washington Nationals baseball games on TV.
Barbara is survived by a daughter, Sharon Lee Pro of Manteo; niece Joanne Nickel of Timonium, MD; nephew William West of Baltimore, MD, and their families.
Besides her husband and parents, she was predeceased by two sisters, Dorothy West of Baltimore, MD and Norma Lee Smack of Salisbury, MD; two brothers, Floyd Hickman of New Jersey and Gene Hickman of Washington, DC; and a nephew, Sam Smack of Salisbury, MD.
Per Barbara’s request, no services will be held at this time.
Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories can be shared at www.TwifordFH.com.