Beulah Ellen Hicks
SCHELLER -- Beulah Ellen Hicks, a wonderful mother and grandmother, 90,
died at 1:50 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, 2002, at Crossroads Community
Hospital in Mount Vernon.
She was born Sept. 30, 1911, in Waltonville the
daughter of Samuel Fred and Lou Etta Beckham. She married Archie Hicks.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Oak Grove Free Will Baptist
She is survived by her children Delmar and Marilyn Hicks of Tamaroa,
Jesse Franklin and Betty Hicks of Steeleville, Wiliam Hicks and Ronnie
Hicks of Scheller, Norma Gilbert of Christopher, Janet and Bill Kesler,
also of Christopher and Karen Winget of Scheller; 21 grandchildren;
several great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren; one
sister-in-law, Lois Fred of Sesser; and a cousin Mary Fred; and a dear
friend, Leida Downen.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her
husband; one grandson; one granddaughter; four brothers and one sister.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, at Brayfield-Gilbert
Funeral Home in Sesser, with Rev. Bud Porter officiating. Burial will
be in Maple Hill Cemetery in Sesser. Visitation will be after 6 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 27 at the funeral home.
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman