Alva M. Hicks (1981 - 2015)


Alva M. Hicks, 83, of Bingham, died on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, at Hillsboro Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Hillsboro.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in rural Ramsey, with Revs. Edmund Hill, Bill Stephens and Gregg Shannon officiating. Burial was in Mt. Carmel Cemetery in rural Ramsey. Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday at Miller Funeral Home in Ramsey and one hour before services on Saturday at the church. Memorials: Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at
Mr. Hicks was born on Nov. 30, 1931, in Montgomery County, the son of John Edward and Wave Belle (Cade) Hicks. He married Hazel May Boles on Aug. 19, 1950, in Vandalia.
Survivors include his wife; sons, Ronnie Hicks and his wife Karen of Bingham, Mike Hicks and his wife Cindy of Ramsey, and Johnnie Hicks and his wife Sandy of Ramsey; and daughters, Joyce and her husband Bob Eddy of Ramsey, and Brenda and her husband Kenny Eddy of Shelbyville.
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301 E. Main St.
Ramsey, IL 62080
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Published in The Leader-Union from Nov. 28 to Dec. 9, 2015