Vera Gene Hicks, 82, of Marshfield, formerly of Marshall, died Sunday, July 26, 2009, at Webco Manor in Marshfield.
Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2009, at Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall, with Rev. Kathleen Schmidtke officiating. Memorials may be made to Arbor Day Foundation in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born Oct. 28, 1926, in Hoxie, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Thomas L. Wallis and Geneva Helm Wallis. In 1946, she married J.D. Hunter; one son was born of this marriage. In 1955, she married Earl H. Hicks and they had three daughters.
Survivors include three daughters, Sabetha Pinkerton and Rebecca Laster, both of Marshfield, and Lee Thalia Rear of Broken Arrow, Okla.; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Michele Goza of Wickenburg, Ariz.; one brother, Eugene Wallis of Lebanon; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Harvey J. Hunter; two brothers, John D. Wallis and James L. Wallis; and one sister, Arlene O'Dell.