Thelma M. Hicks, the daughter of the late Jesse Edward and Rose Viola Huntington Munden, was born in Casper, Wyo., on April 18, 1907, and died at the Beverly Health and Rehab Center in Dexter on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2004, at the age of 97.
She had lived in Iowa and moved to Essex 24 years ago. She was a member of the Eastern Star Lodge in Dexter and had attended the First Presbyterian Church in Dexter and the Methodist Church in Essex.
On June 2, 1980, she was married to William N. Hicks in Nevada, Iowa.
Surviving are her husband, William N. Hicks of Essex; one step-daughter, Charlene Jennings Nystrom of Boone, Iowa; and six step-grandchildren; 11 step-great-grandchildren.
Two brothers and one sister preceded her in death.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2004, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, 2004, in the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter with the Rev. Ernie Rogers of Poplar Bluff officiating.
Interment will follow in the Essex Cemetery with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.