Marilyn Janet Hicks
Marilyn Janet Hicks
  • June 22, 1929 - October 25, 2017
  • Salt Lake City, Utah

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Marilyn Janet Smith Hicks

Our beloved mother and grandmother Marilyn Janet Smith Hicks passed away on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Marilyn was born in Salt Lake City, Utah to Ralph Wellington Smith and Rachel Lucy Doner Smith on June 22, 1929. She graduated from West High School, she attended the University of Utah, and was a member of Alpha Chi Omega Sorority. At the U of U Marilyn met Harry Glenn Hicks, whom she married on June 9, 1950 in Salt Lake City, Utah. They were later sealed in the Salt Lake Temple in 1972.

Marilyn was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She volunteered many hours of community service through PTA, Assistance League of Salt Lake City and Mothers of Sigma Chi Fraternity. Marilyn also served on the national board of Alpha Chi Omega Sorority.

Marilyn was a talented seamstress and artist. She loved to create landscape and still life paintings and drawings. She also had a passion for flowers. Marilyn's family was always her first priority.

Marilyn and Harry were blessed with four children, 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Marilyn is preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Harry Hicks; and survived by her children Deborah (Jim) Moore, Guy (Susan) Hicks, Claudia (Armand) Binkhuysen, and Becky (Brian) Vinchur; and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral Service for Marilyn will be Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Wasatch Lawn Mortuary Chapel , 3401 South Highland Drive at 2:00PM with a viewing at the same location 1 hour prior. Evening viewing will be Friday from 6:00PM to 8:00PM and Wasatch Lawn Mortuary.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the LDS Perpetual Education Fund. Online condolences may be shared at