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Mavis (Farley) Hicks

July 3, 1945 ~ April 12, 2017 (age 71)

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Mavis Hicks, age 71, died Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at DeKalb Health in Auburn.  She was born July 3, 1945 in Big Springs, Kentucky to the late James M. Farley and Mintie (Hicks) Farley.  She married Chester L. “Sonny” Hicks on April 28, 1973 in Edgerton, Ohio.  Sonny preceded her in death November 19, 2014.  Mavis was employed with Federal Mogel in Avilla for 17 years.

Survivors include:
Daughter, Maglenda and Roy Conley of Mousie, Kentucky.
Daughter, Karenda and Jackie Slone of Hollybush, Kentucky.
Daughter, Belinda and Michael Siler of Vandalia, Ohio.
Daughter, Clydia and Brad Renkenberger of Avilla.
Son, Kennessee Hicks of Corunna.
Son, Aaron and Karen Hicks of Waterloo.
Daughter, Bertha and Stan Shipe of Ashley.
16 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren.
Brothers and sisters, Sylvia Patton, Alice Wicker, Jim Farley, Lillie Slone, Billie Snyder, Tommy Farley, and Christine Ely. 
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Sonny; son, Johny Thornsberry; grandson, Kyle Slone; sisters, Dorthula “Poody” Spurlock, Carol Jean Orick; and brothers, Farrol “Sonny” Farley, Harold “Buddy” Farley, Elmer “Milt” Farley, Larry Farley and Jackie Farley.

Visitation will be held Friday, April 14, 2017 from 3:00-6:00 PM at Bethel Baptist Church near Kendallville with a service beginning at 6:00 PM.  Rev. Shawn Shepherd and Rev. Ron Bell will conduct the service.
Funeral services will take place Monday, April 17th at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home in Hindman, Kentucky with burial at Chaffin’s Cemetery at Four Mile, Kentucky.
Arrangements entrusted to Hite Funeral Home of Kendallville. 

 Service Information

April 14, 2017

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bethel Christian Baptist Church
Hwy 6 and SR 9 North
Kendallville, Indiana 46755

Memorial Service
April 14, 2017

6:00 PM
Bethel Christian Baptist Church
Hwy 6 and SR 9 North
Kendallville, Indiana 46755

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