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Vernon L. Hicks

March 14, 1917 — September 25, 2007

Vernon Lee Hicks, son of the late Cecil and Maude (Tindle) Hicks, was born on March 14, 1917 in Buckhart, Missouri, and departed this life on September 25, 2007, in the Kabul Nursing Home in Cabool, Missouri. He was 90 years, 6 months and 11 days of age.
Vernon grew up and attended school in Douglas County, Missouri. He was united in marriage to Marie Collins on April 2, 1949 in Mtn. Grove and two children were born to this union. In later years, they made their home on a farm in Douglas County where they raised cattle and enjoyed farming.
Vernon was a milk hauler for several years and later he became a logger. He also hauled grain for many years to the area farmers. He loved fishing, gardening, and working with his cattle and his mule, Kate, especially when plowing the garden every year. Most of all Vernon liked spending time with his family and visiting with his many friends and neighbors.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife: Marie Hicks on May 5, 1999; five brothers: Clyde Hicks, Tommy Hicks, Cecil Paul Hicks, Frank Hicks, and Charles Hicks; one sister: Burnice Hicks.
He is survived by his one son: Reggie Hicks and his wife, Judith, of Florissant, Missouri; one daughter: Susan Cave and her husband, Larry, of Springfield, Missouri; one brother: Delmar Hicks and his wife, Gail, of Mtn. Grove, Missouri; one sister: Vera Small of Shelbyville, Missouri; three grandchildren: Scott Weatherman, Christine Jones, and Aaron Hicks; four great-grandchildren: Krysten Weatherman, Candyce Weatherman, Cameron Weatherman, and Kyra Jones; two step-grandchildren: Larry Cave Jr., and Angela Mace; three step-great-grandchildren, Zachary Cave, Dylan Cave, and Jacob Mace; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Friday, September 28, 2007 - 2:00 PM Craig-Hurtt Chapel
Friday, September 28, 2007 before service in the chapel.
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