Obituary for Brenda L. Flickinger
Brenda Leigh Flickinger, 75, passed away in her home January 24, 2024. Brenda was born February 22, 1948, in Bicknell, IN the daughter and youngest of five children of John Lyle and Rachel Juanita Harris Chambers. She was a 1966graduate of North Knox High School and began her career as a secretary. She worked for Metropolitan Life Insurance for over 40 years, retiring as a supervisor for the company. On September 6, 1968, she married Jon G. Flickinger, and they made their life together until his death on February 23, 2021. She served the city of Bicknell as Clerk Treasurer and worked with her husband Jon while he served as Mayor of Bicknell. Brenda was a member of the Bicknell United Methodist Church and was a faithful participant with the Chicks of 66. Brenda loved to sing and was a member of both the Bicknell United Methodist Church choir and the gospel group, Voices of Victory. She loved animals and shared her home with many who were in need of rescue. Her family was near and dear to her heart, and she enjoyed reading and helping her husband Jon in various business ventures.
Brenda is survived by a brother, M. Thomas (Patricia) Chambers of Martinsville, IN. and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to acknowledge Good Samaritan Hospice for their excellent care, also Kelly Lunsford for her care and devotion the past 3 years. Two special Chicks who were constant visitors and held her hand during her passing, Marianne Reel and Ruth Boulet.
Funeral services will be celebrated on Tuesday February 13, 2024, at Duesterberg-Fredrick Wampler Shaw Funeral Home in Bicknell at 2:00 PM with Pastor John Moreland officiating. She will be laid to rest next to her husband Jon in Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until the time of services. Memorial contributions can be made in her memory to Knox County Humane Society. Duesterberg-Fredrick Wampler Shaw Chapel is honored to assist Brenda’s family during their time of loss.