JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
  



Mrs. Sadie Hicks 
Of Waltonville 
Dies At Age 58


Mrs. Sadie Fay Hicks, 58, of Waltonville, died at 12:45 a.m. today 
while en route to Marshall-Browning Hospital in Du Quoin. Death was 
due to a heart attack. 

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Free Will Baptist 
church in Waltonville, of which she was a member, with the Rev. Carl Williams 
officiating. Burial will be in South Hickory Hill cemetery near Waltonville. 
The body will lie in state at the Fry Funeral Home in Waltonville where friends 
may call after 10 a.m. tomorrow. At noon Sunday the body will be taken to the 
church to lie in state until the funeral hour.

Mrs. Hicks was born Jan. 18, 1901 in Jefferson county, the daughter of 
Robert Lee and Sarah (Bean) Dees. On Nov. 15, 1919, at West Frankfort, she was 
married to Travis Hicks, who died June 23, 1938. Survivors include four sons, 
Robert, Samuel, Clifford, and James Hicks, all of Waltonville; one daughter, 
Mrs. Bob Nadolski, of Waltonville; three brothers, Baron, Tracy, and Hollie Dees, 
all of Waltonville; two sisters, Mrs. Vesta Wilson of Mt. Vernon and Mrs. Vetra Wells 
of Bonnie; and seven grandchildren. Besides her husband, Mrs. Hicks was preceded in 
death by her parents, one son, and two brothers.  
      


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Submitted by; Cindy Ford
 

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