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Lora L. Bicknell, 51, died at 5:32 a.m. March 23, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center.

She was born Nov. 22, 1961, in Lima to Arthur L. Bicknell Jr. and Carole M. Thornton Rolston. Her father survives in Lima and her mother in Franklinton, N.C. Her life partner, Glen “Mac” Macklin, survives in Lima.

Ms. Bicknell was a 1979 graduate of Nueva Vista Continuation High School, LaPuente, Calif. She enjoyed music, crocheting, latch hooking and taking care of her pets.

Survivors also include two brothers, Arthur L. (Kelley) Bicknell III, of Lima, and Calvin J. (Mary Jane) Bicknell, of Franklinton, N.C.; three sisters, Carla S. (Eugene) Conry, of California City, Calif., Christian L. (Teresa) Bicknell, of Harrod, and Misty Dawn (Jan) Nichols, of Lima; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, Joshua M. Bicknell, who died Dec. 22, 1995; a brother, Todd A. Bicknell; her stepfather, Richard “Dick” Rolston; paternal grandparents, Arthur L. and Cassie DeLong Bicknell Sr.; maternal grandparents, Melvin J. and Anna Martin Hillard and Marvin J. Thornton.

Services will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Eastside Chapel. Brother Michael will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to services Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

Condolences may be expressed at chiles-lamanfh.com.

Lora L. Bicknell
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