Martha Hicks, 67, passed away Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at her home.
She was born November 27, 1940 to Harley and Margaret (Hoole) Case in Akron, grew up in Cuyahoga Falls, and had been an area resident her entire life. She was a member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church and was an avid quilter.
Mrs. Hicks was preceded in death by her son, Steven and siblings, Mary Ann Lengi, Margaret Ball and Charles Case; and is survived by her beloved husband of 50 years, Richard; children, Jeffrey (Rhonda) of Springfield, Craig (Kari) of Coventry and Julie (Kevin) Patrick of Morgantown, W. Va.; brothers and sisters, David (Kathy) Case of Uniontown, Joseph (Tracy) Case of Whitehouse, Tenn., Frank (Maureen) Case of Akron, and Sally (Dan) Kohut of Coventry; grandchildren, Jenifer (Lonnie) Edwards, Jacqueline, Joshua, Ashley, Stephanie, Richard, Zachary, Madison, Gena, Toby Hicks and Kevin and S. Michael Patrick; great-grandchildren, Tyler and Tori Edwards and Lilly Hicks.
A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, 10 a.m. at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church. Interment at Greensburg Cemetery. The family will receive friends TODAY, 4 to 8 p.m. at the Anthony Funeral Home Kucko-Anthony-Kertesz Chapel, 1990 S. Main St. (PLEASE NOTE NEW ADDRESS). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Steven Hicks Scholarship Fund at Coventry High School. (Anthony Funeral Home, 330-724-1281, www. kakfh.com)