Ada Larck

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TROY — Ada L. Larck, 84, of Troy, passed away 6:55 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy.

She was a longtime resident of Genesis Troy Center. She was born in Tipp City on July 5, 1930, to the late Henry and Charlotte (Metcalf) Hicks. She was married to Robert E. Larck on June 9, 1948, and he preceded her in death on July 6, 2007.

Ada is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Stephen and Karen Larck Sr., of Sidney, Jeffrey Larck and his partner, Todd Haywood, of Troy; three daughters and sons-in-law, Gloria Ann and Thomas Kittle, of Covington, Brenda Sue Hursh, of Troy, Marcia and James Lawrence, of Troy; 11 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and one brother and sister-in-law, Donald and Joann Hicks, of Kentucky. She was also preceded in death by one son-in-law, Eric Hursh; two brothers, George Hicks, Amos Bert Hicks; and three sisters, Emma Gee, Edna Eldredge, Arleta Warren; and two grandsons, Thomas Lee and Thomas Lionel Kittle.

Ada was of the Protestant faith. She was a graduate of Tipp City High School. She was a popular entertainer with her band, Ada and the Blue Diamonds. She also recorded three records and other songs. Her family always considered her the best mom in the world.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, at Fisher-Cheney Funeral Home, Troy, with Pastor Daryl Peeples officiating.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at the funeral home. Interment will be in Highland Cemetery, Covington. Condolences may be left for the family at

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Published in Sidney Daily News from Jan. 9 to Jan. 10, 2015