PEORIA - Jackie M. Hicks, 53, of Peoria passed away at 7:32 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on March 6, 1960, in Stroud, Okla., to Earl Petty and Bernice Hines. She married Charles Hicks in 1977.
Jackie enjoyed reading, writing and watching football. Yet, most of all, she loved spending time with family and friends.
She leaves to cherish her precious memories her mother, Bernice (Charles) Johnson of Peoria; husband, Charles Hicks; two sons, Charles Jr. and Omeretires Barnes of Peoria; four daughters, Takesha Hicks, Tiffany (Louis Sledge) and Torri Hicks, all of Peoria, and Tameka (Aron) Washington of Chicago; two brothers, James Burris of Peoria and Kevin Petty of Oakland, Calif; three sisters, Kaela Petty of Oakland, Calif., Betty Jo Todd of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Johnise Maxwell of Davenport, Okla.; grandfather, Sharon (Lois) Talley of Davenport, Okla.; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; along with several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear friends who love and adored her.
Jackie was preceded in death by her father, one daughter and maternal grandparents.
Services will be held on Monday, April 22, 2013, at 11 a.m. at T.W. Parks Colonial Chapel, with visitation two hours before, beginning at 9 a.m. Bishop Ralph Hines will officiate. Jackie will be laid to rest at Parkview Cemetery.
Arrangements made especially for the Hicks family and professionally directed by T.W. Parks Colonial Chapel. Online condolences and words of encouragement can be made at www.twparkschapel.com.