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Evangeline Lyons Hicks
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Birth: Jan. 18, 1920
Jonesboro
Craighead County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Nov. 9, 2007
Jonesboro
Craighead County
Arkansas, USA

Mrs. Evangeline L. Hicks, 87, of Harrisburg departed this life Friday evening, Nov. 9, at Jonesboro.

She was born Jan. 18, 1920, at Jonesboro, the daughter of Lionel T. Lyons and Louise Schenk Lyons. She was a graduate of Holy Angels Academy at Jonesboro and a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church at Weiner.

She married L.T. "Tom" Hicks in June 1947 and they enjoyed 38 years together before his death in 1985. She and Tom owned and operated Hicks Grocery Store in Harrisburg for more than 32 years.

She was a former member of the Garden Club and enjoyed cooking, plants, flowers and bird watching.

In addition to her parents and husband, Tom, she was also preceded in death by a daughter, Rachel Biggs.

She is survived by four daughters, Sandy Hicks and Tommye McNamara, both of Jonesboro, Lynette Ward of Milton, Fla., and Tricia Hicks of Memphis; sister, Pat Harlan of Richmond, Ind.; three grandchildren, Jason Gardner, Clint Biggs and Brynn Biggs; and three great-grandchildren, Chelsea Gardner, Walker Gardner and Kayna Gardner.

Funeral services were held in the Weston Funeral Service Chapel at Harrisburg. Interment was in Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Lanoah Thomas Hicks (1914 - 1985)
 
 Children:
  Rachel Hicks Biggs (1963 - 2007)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Harrisburg Memorial Park
Harrisburg
Poinsett County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Sandra
Record added: Nov 11, 2007
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Evangeline <i>Lyons</i> Hicks
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Evangeline <i>Lyons</i> Hicks
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I remember your letting the girl scouts camp in your back yard and offering ever assistance you could to make our campouts great. You had a great family. Sandy was our girl scout leader, Tommye was always so full of laughter, Lynette was such a dear frien...(Read more)
- Sandra
 Added: Nov. 11, 2007
 
 
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