Maxine Hicks

Thursday, October 3, 2019

SIKESTON — Maxine Hicks, 93, died Oct. 2, 2019, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston.

Born Feb. 2, 1926, in La Forge, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Ellinore Boyette Lee.

In December 1942 in New Madrid, she married Walter Weldon Hicks, who preceded her in death.

Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Brenda Hicks of Sikeston; one daughter and son-in-law, Lyvonda Joyce and William Kirkeiner of Cairo, Ill.; nine grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Carol Hicks; two brothers, George Lee and Elmer Lee; and six sisters, Earlene Lee, Paulene Lee, Christine Lee, Lucille Lee, Mary Etta Lee and Betty Lee.

Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday in the Garden of Memories Cemetery at Sikeston with Rev. Steve Vester officiating.

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