Archive for Saturday, July 24, 1993


July 24, 1993


Services for Ruth Imogene Hicks, 83, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Rumsey Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Hicks died Thursday, July 22, 1993, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born Nov. 14, 1909, in Washington County to Warren Leander and Maude Pearl Falk Fields.

She moved to Lawrence in 1924 and was employed as a house cleaner until her retirement in 1972.

Mrs. Hicks was a past member of the Order of the Eastern Star and Rebekah Lodge.

On April 16, 1927, she married Arthur Alvin Hicks in Lawrence. He died April 24, 1972.

Survivors include two daughters, Donna Shoemate, Lawrence, and Eva Polk, of the home; a sister, Thelma Lucille Sidwell, North Kansas City, Mo.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. until service time Monday at the funeral home.

The family suggests memorials to the American Diabetes Assn., sent in care of the funeral home.

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