Wilma Fern Hicks, age 91 of Harrisburg, passed away at 1:43 AM, Wednesday, February 3, 2021, at Shawnee Rose Care Center.
Wilma was born on August 15, 1929 to the late Loren and Maggie (Perkins) Lambert. On January 6, 1949 Wilma married Richard Paul Hicks, Sr. Wilma was a member of Bankston Fork Baptist Church.
Wilma is survived by two sons, Richard Hicks, Jr. and wife, Paula of Harrisburg; Danny Hicks and wife, Vicki of Harrisburg; daughter, Pat Shelter and husband, Ron of Golconda; and daughter-in-law, Christine Hicks of Harrisburg; In addition, Wilma is survived by a sister, Della Bozarth of Valparaiso, Indiana; brother-in-law, David Briddick of Eldorado; sister-in-law, Lois Lambert of Harrisburg; fourteen grandchildren, Tim Hicks, Tracie Migliore, Ricky Hicks, Robin Agin, Rhonda Spratley, Melissa McCarthy, Veronica Soular, Michael Hicks, Janice Wallace, Kyle Hicks, Shannon Hicks, Justin Davis, Mathew Davis and Denny Hicks; several great grandchildren and one great great grandson.
In addition to her parents, Wilma was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Hicks; two sons, Ronald Dean Hicks and Dennis Ray Hicks; two brothers, Loren Lambert and Herbert Lambert; two sisters, Edna Lambert and Judy Briddick; one grandchild, BJ Williams and two great grandchildren, Matthew Soular and Cheyanne Hicks.
Funeral services for Wilma Hicks will be held at 12 PM, Saturday, February 6, 2021 at Reed Funeral Chapel. Pastor Robbey Smith will officiate and burial will follow in Butler Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10 AM to 12 PM at Reed Funeral Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association and envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Condolences may be left for the family at her obituary page at www.reedfuneralchapel.com
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