T.E. Hicks

Wednesday, June 15, 2005

BENTON, Mo. -- Theodore Edgar "T.E." Hicks, 65, of Benton died Monday, June 13, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

He was born March 30, 1940, at Blodgett, Mo., son of A.Y. and Viola Isabel Webber Hicks. He and Georgia Alice Sloniker Jacox were married Jan. 2, 1970.

Hicks was a retired auto mechanic and had been self-employed with Hicks Garage at Morley and Bell City, Mo. He moved to Benton a year ago from Bell City.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Danny Hicks of Caruthersville, Mo., Larry Hicks of Bell City; three daughters, Wanda Carey and Trisha McDonough of Benton, Cindy Bryant of New Hamburg, Mo.; three brothers, Warren Hicks of DeKalb, Ill., Eddie Hicks of Morehouse, Mo., Ralph Hicks of Vanduser, Mo.; four sisters, Jewell Moore of DeKalb, Geraldean Adcock of Iuka, Ill., Wanda Moore of Sikeston, Mo., Earleen Kirkpatrick of Gilbertsville, Ky.; 15 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, three brothers and a sister.

Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran, Mo., after 5 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the chapel, with the Rev. Randy Conn officiating. Burial will be in New Morley Cemetery at Morley.