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Alice Yearsley Hicks

AGE: 88 • Oxford, PA

Alice Lynam Yearsley Hicks, aged 88, passed away peacefully on April 1, 2016. She was born and raised in Hockessin, DE, the daughter of F. Malcolm and Rebecca Sharpless (Wilson) Yearsley.

A 1945 graduate of Henry C. Conrad High School, Alice received her RN from the Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1948. She served as the school nurse at Absalom Jones School for many years.

Alice taught trap and skeet shooting with Wilbur Cox of Remington Arms and was a member of the ladies nine-hole group at Delcastle Golf Course. She was also a wonderful cook who enjoyed decorating and entertaining. She will be remembered as a devoted wife and mother, and a loving grandmother.

Alice was predeceased by her brother, John F. and David M. Yearsley, her son, Gary Morgan Hicks and, in December 2015, by her husband of 65 years, Donald Raymond Hicks. She is survived by her daughter, Donna Hicks Melton, Donna's husband Dennis Melton, a grandson, Michael Melton, a niece, Patti Yearsley Jones and a nephew, David W. Yearsley.

The family is enormously grateful for the care and support of everyone at Ware Presbyterian Village. In addition, the compassionate support of Willow Tree Hospice during the last weeks of Alice's life is deeply appreciated.

A memorial service will be held at the Hunsworth Chapel at Ware Presbyterian Village, 7 East Locust Street, Oxford, PA 19330 on Wednesday, April 6, at 1:30 pm. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Ware Presbyterian Village

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Published in The News Journal from Apr. 3 to Apr. 5, 2016
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