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Groton - Catherine Hicks, 90 of Groton, formerly of Detroit, Mich., passed away on Dec. 20, 2012, at the Groton Regency Retirement Home.

She was born on Nov. 18, 1922, in Jefferson City, Fla., the daughter of the late Hayes Alexander and Hattie (James) Alexander.

She was raised in the Methodist Church and was married to Harold Hicks for 64 years. He predeceased her. Mrs. Hicks and her husband resided in Detroit, for 60 years of their life until her move to Connecticut in 2006.

Mrs. Hicks worked for many years in the restaurant business in Detroit. She loved to play cards, travel, and entertain family and friends. She was blessed to be able to enjoy her daughter, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren while residing in Connecticut.

She is survived by her daughter, Gwendolyn Jones of Groton; her sisters, Annie Mae Williams of Jacksonville, Fla., Edith Williams of Detroit, and Alease Clemson of Greenville, Fla., and her husband, Simp Clemson; her grandchildren, Kieran Jones of New London, Glynis Blanker of Norwich, and her husband, Walter, Monica Jenkins of Uncasville, and her husband, Clifford; her great-grandchildren, Noah and Olivia Jenkins; her goddaughter, Linda McMillian of Detroit; and numerous nieces, nephews, friends, and caregivers.

In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her brothers, Acie Alexander and Hayes Alexander.

A chapel service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at the Woodmere Cemetery, 9400 West Fort St., Detroit, MI 48209, (313) 841-0188.

Stinson Funeral Home, 1939 South Fort St., Detroit, MI 48217 (313)-386-8200, will be handling arrangements.

Condolences may be expressed at www.fultontherouxnewlondon.com.

A memorial service will be held at Fulton-Theroux Funeral Home, 181 Ocean Ave., New London. Details are incomplete at this time.
Published in The Day on Dec. 25, 2012
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