|Death: ||Feb. 7, 2009|
Blanche Allen Hicks, 84, of Salem, Va., went home to be with the Lord and her husband on Saturday, February 7, 2009. After the war, she and her husband moved North. While there, she was very active at the First Baptist Church in Trenton, Mich. and eventually retired as bookkeeper from Townsend Neon Sign Company. Upon returning to Virginia, she was very active in her long time membership at Calvary United Methodist Church including her involvement in her Circle as well as the Lighthouse Ministry. She was always warm, gracious and hospitable to everyone around her. Preceding her in death were her parents, Lawrence and Mary Duff James Allen; husband, James G. Hicks; and brothers, Hunter and Jack Allen. Her surviving family includes her son, James G. Hicks Jr. and wife, Carol; daughter, Jane H. Eggleton and husband, Edward; sister, Frances Allen Musser; grandchildren, James G. Hicks III, Frances M. Hicks, Rebekah H. Cotton, Laura J. Poff, Jenn M. Whiteaker, and Melissa A. Eggleton; six greatgrandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Monday, February 9, 2009, from 2 to 5 p.m. in the John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home in Salem. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, February 10, 2009, at 2 p.m. at Sherwood Memorial Park. The Rev. Tim Gearheart will officiate. Online condolences may be made to the family at johnmoakey.com. The Hicks family is being served by John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home in Salem, 540-389-5441.
Sherwood Burial Park
Created by: Misty Smith
Record added: Feb 09, 2009
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