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Blanche Hicks(1924 - 2014)

Blanche Hicks

Blanche R. Hicks, nee Hendricks, 89, of Collinsville, Ill., born May 18, 1924, in Cadiz, Ky., passed away Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at the Cedars of Town & Country Nursing Home, Chesterfield, Mo.

Mrs. Hicks was a cook for Collinsville Unit 10 cafeterias for 12 years. She was a member of St. John Evangelical United Church of Christ, Collinsville, Ill., and a member of IMRF Union Cafeteria Workers.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Edward Hicks on April 28, 1988; a son, Bill Hicks on April 16, 2003; her parents, Prentice and Ora, nee Atwood, Hendricks; three brothers, Aubrey, Finus, and Clyde Hendricks; three sisters, Lulu "Lu" Grace Perkins, Lorean Schroeder, and Beatrice Adams; a brother-in-law, Dwayne Johnson.

Surviving are a daughter-in-law, Marianne Hicks of O'Fallon, Mo.; two grandsons, Mike (Jenn) Hicks of Austin, Texas, and Matt (Sarah) Hicks of Leawood, Kan.; three great-grandchildren, Myra, Max and Isaac; a sister, Nellie Johnson of Belleville, Ill.; and a brother, Al (Joan) Hendricks of Cabool, Mo.

Memorials may be made to St. John Evangelical United Church of Christ, Collinsville, Ill. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.hakassly.com

Visitation: Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m., Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at St. John Evangelical United Church of Christ, Collinsville, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at St. John Evangelical United Church of Christ, Collinsville, Ill., with Rev. Tony Minear officiating. Interment will be in St. John Evangelical Cemetery, Troy, Ill.

HERBERT A. KASSLY FUNERAL HOME, LTD., Collinsville, Ill.

Funeral Home

Herbert A Kassly Funeral Home Ltd
515 Vandalia St Collinsville, IL 62234
(618) 344-5500

Published in Belleville News-Democrat from Feb. 2 to Feb. 3, 2014
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