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Lois Chaney Ricks

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September 3, 1922 - September 17, 2015 Lois Chaney Ricks, formerly of LA and Chicago, passed at her home in Atlanta. Born in Cincinnati to Edna Mae Chaney and Robert Miller, she met her husband William Harris Ricks at West Virginia State, where she received her bachelor's. Lois also had a master's from DePaul University. Her first job was at University of Chicago's Metallurgical Lab, and she spent 30 years teaching in Chicago Public Schools. Lois loved to travel and study all matters related to the African diaspora. She is survived by son, Hoyland H. (Divida Gude) Ricks, two grandchildren, Hoyland W. (Cara Murray) Ricks and Seon A. Ricks, and one step-grandchild Joy Gude.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Oct. 24 to Oct. 25, 2015
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