Dorothy L. Hicks, 91, of Marshall, died Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at Mar-Saline Manor in Marshall.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall with Pastor Keith Jackson officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Houstonia Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Kibogora Hospital in Rwanda, Africa. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born June 23, 1921, in Imperial, Neb., she was the daughter of the late Ray Orcutt and Lois Barger Orcutt. She was a 1940 graduate of Smith-Cotton High School in Sedalia and a 1948 nurses' training graduate of Missouri Methodist Hospital in St. Joseph. On Nov. 18, 1989, she married Rev. Forrest G. Hicks, who preceded her in death in January 1999. She was a registered nurse and missionary for 25 years. She attended Marshall Church of the Nazarene.
Survivors include one sister, Rose Ellen Stroup of Marshall; several nieces and nephews; one stepson, Mark Hicks and his wife, Marian, of Jefferson City; one stepdaughter, Janice Hicks of Jefferson City; three step-grandchildren; and one step-great-grandson.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Kenneth, Paul and Donald Orcutt; and one sister, Marjorie Harper.
Additional information provided per family recompense.