Hicks Funeral Home Inc Obituaries
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Ky. with Rev. Fred Phelps, and Rev. Edward Lainhart officiating. Burial will follow in the Speedwell Family Cemetery. Visitation will be 11:00am until service time on Friday at the church.Marvin S HicksMarvin S. HicksMarvin S. Hicks, 81, of Berea, passed away at his home April 2, 2017. Marvin, formerly of Monticello where he was very active in his community. He was born in Wayne County to the late Ellis M. and Elizabeth E. Hicks.In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his first wife, Maryann Hicks, two sisters, Ruby Jenkins and Martha Sue Thompson Eve.He was a retired coroner of Wayne County and former owner of Marvin S. Hicks Funeral Home.He is survived by his wife and caregiver Joyce Ramsey Hicks; four children Forrest (Susie) Hicks, Gordon (Marla) Hicks, Jill (Steve) Lawson, and Jan (Larry) Lewis; two stepchildren, Doug Ramsey and Deborah Chenault; four grandsons, Daniel Hicks, Matthew Hicks, Tyler Hicks, and Travis Lewis; two brothers, Fred Hicks, and Robertie (Doris) Hicks; and one sister, Gladys (Ott) Carpenter.Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at the New Charity Baptist Church at 2pm with Bro. Koger Ramsey officiating. Entombment will follow in the Elk Spring Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday at the church from 11am-2pm.US ARMYLarry James WatsonLarry James Watson, 69, of Richmond, died Friday, April 7, 2017 at his residence following a long illness. He died peacefully in the care of his nephew and niece, Jackie and Sherry Hacker. Larry was a Madison County native born March 14, 1948, son of the late James Watson and the late Gertrude Gatliff (Mama) Brock.Larry was an U. S. Army Vietnam War veteran, painter and handy-man. He was a member of the American Legion and an avid gardener, and had been a resident of Madison County all his life.Survivors include 5 siblings, Hazel O’Donnell (Harold), Virginia Elam, Monroe Brock, Lindsey Brock (Billie), and Mary Ellen Watson; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. In addition to his parent she was preceded in death by 3 siblings, Walter Brock, Christine Goodrich, and Edna Spires.In accordance with Larry’s wishes no public service is scheduled. Burial will take place at 2:00 pm, Monday, April 10, 2017 at Madison County Memorial Gardens.Reppert Funeral Home and Cremation Service entrusted with arrangements. Jimmy Wayne BentonJimmy Wayne BentonJimmy Wayne Benton, 78, passed away on April 3, 2017 at Orlando Regional Medical Center in Orlando, FL, after a short illness. Jimmy was born on July 30, 1938 in Madison County, KY, and was the son of Edgar and Virginia Taylor Benton, both of whom preceded him in death.He was a 1958 graduate of Madison Central High School. Jimmy worked at Square D Company in Lexington, KY, and retired from Square D Company in Oxford, OH, after 36 years as a production manager. He also served in the National Guard. After retirement, he moved to Florida where he was a member of Viera East Golf Club and was an active volunteer at Wuesthoff Medica...Sunday, June 19, 2016
Staff Sgt. Carlo Robinson was killed in Afghanistan in 2009, a procession began at the Hope Airport on Thursday morning, went through town, and ended at Hempstead Hall.A hearse and limousine from Hicks Funeral Home, who handled the original funeral for the Hope native were directly behind the sheriff of Hempstead County, James Singleton, two of his deputies, and a Hope City police officer.Following them was...