Virginia Ruth Long Hickman, 83, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. She was of the Christian Faith.Ms. Hickman retired from Dupont. She loved her beloved bird Snowball and her cat Dink, she loved quilting and making dolls and she was an avid Lady Vol Fan. Her daughter, Connie Massengill, her parents and her brothers and sisters, preceded her in death. She is survived by her daughters, Dianne (Tony) Tzimblakis, of Lithia Springs, Ga., Debbie (Carl) Garner, of Soddy-Daisy; six grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and special friends, Gypsy, Jeanette and Rosalee.Services will be 3 p.m. today, at Williamson & Sons Funeral Home with Dr. Art Coffman officiating. Burial will follow in Sniedtman Cemetery. Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.Condolences and memories may be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com.Arrangements are by Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.