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Neva Sue Hicks
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Obituary for Neva Sue Hicks

Neva Sue Hicks age 77 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away early Saturday morning, March 10, 2018 at her home.
She was born May 5, 1940 in Bracken County, Kentucky daughter of the late David and Garnett (Jackson) Bell.
Neva resided in Sturgis for several years returning from Tennessee four years ago.
On August 25, 1962 she married Charles Hicks in Milford, Kentucky. He died March 29, 2002.
Neva had been employed as a Certified Nurse Assistant for several years at area nursing homes including Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis. She had had also worked in tobacco farming and manufacturing companies and she was a dedicated homemaker.
She enjoyed crafting, jigsaw and word search puzzles, watching wrestling on television, music and singing karaoke. Neva had hobbies and interest but what she truly loved were times she was surrounded by her family.
She is survived by three daughters: Linda (Don Harker) Hicks of Sturgis; Donna (Brad) James of Sturgis and Melanie (Kent) Klaveness of Sarasota, Florida; 12 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; one sister: Bonnie (Bob) Eckert of New Richmond, Ohio; one brother: Jack (Ann) Bell of Ohio and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband and three brothers: Gerald Brown, Owen Bell and Melbourne Bell.
The family will receive friends from 12:00-2:00 P.M. Wednesday at the Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 807 E. Chicago Rd., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-3284 where funeral services celebrating the life of Neva Sue Hicks will begin at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday. A graveside committal will follow the service at the Burr Oak Cemetery in Burr Oak.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mrs. Hicks’ memory consider Heartland Hospice, 8075 Creekside Dr., #120, Portage, MI 49024.
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

807 E. Chicago Rd
Sturgis, MI 49091





2:00 PM
Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

807 E. Chicago Rd
Sturgis, MI 49091

Cemetery Details


Burr Oak Cemetery

6550 Middle Colon Road
Burr Oak, MI 49030


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