Dateline: May 1, 2003
services for Olace Hicks, age 85, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April
27, 2003, in the Community Fellowship Church with Rev. Bryan Knowles,
Pastor; Bright Newhouse, Minister of the Hedley Church of Christ; and Rev.
James Ivey Edwards, Pastor of the First United Methodist Church,
officiating. Burial was held
at Citizens Cemetery under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors,
Inc., of Clarendon.
Hicks died Friday, April 25, 2003, in Amarillo. He was born June 6, 1917, in Fannin County, Texas, and had
been a resident of Clarendon since 1947.
He married Billie Blanche Fedric on July 25, 1938, at Cone, Texas.
She preceded him in death on October 25, 1989.
He married Madelyn Amey Jones on November 10, 1992, at Clarendon. He
was a heavy equipment operator involved in road construction for most of
his life prior to his retirement. He
was a US Navy Veteran of World War II and was a member of the Clarendon
VFW Post 7782. He was a
member of the Donley County Senior Citizens Association and the Senior
Citizens Dance Club. He was a
former Deacon in the Martin Baptist and First Baptist Churches, and he was
a former Donley County Commissioner.
He was a member of the Community Fellowship Church in Clarendon.
was preceded in death by his first wife, four sisters, two brothers, one
half-sister, and a grandson, David Wayne Hicks.
include his wife, Madelyn Hicks of Clarendon; one daughter, Loretta
Harrison of Amarillo; a step-daughter, Pat Sellers and husband Michael of
Houston; two sons, Jerry Hicks and wife
Mary John of Quail and Larry Hicks and wife Donna of Clarendon; a
step-son, Robert E. Jones, Jr., and wife Donna of Vienna, Virginia; nine
grandchildren; 4 step grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; and 5 step
bearers were Steve Reynolds, Delmar Wiggs, Bud White, Nelson Christie,
Johnny Davis, and Will Chamberlain. Honorary
bearers were Steve Fedric and Al Musgrove.
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