Nellie Jean Hicks
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Nellie Jean Hicks
  • February 10, 1934 - July 15, 2014
  • Independence, Missouri

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Nellie Jean “Jeannie" Liming Hicks, born February 10, 1934, passed on July 15, 2014 at Research Medical Center surrounded by her loved ones. Jeannie is survived by her seven children: George Rice and wife Hui Suk of San Antonio Texas, David Rice and wife Debbie of Independence Mo, Jeff Rice and wife Linda of Raymore Mo, Barbara Stalder and husband Fred of Houston, Texas, Karen Rice of Independence Mo, Eric Rice of Independence Mo and Peggy Walcott and husband C.J. Walcott of Independence Mo. She is also survived by her grandchildren Anna, Brenna, Brian, Christopher, Jeannie, Keelan, Liam, Mark, Michael, Nicole, Regan, Sara, and Zach. In addition, she left a legacy of love in her great grandchildren, Brandon, Brooklyn, Clanci, David, Hadley, John, Kash, Keith, Levi, Stephanie and Steven. Plus a loving host of nieces, nephews and friends.



Jeannie was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. Prior to her retirement in 1995, she worked for Waids Restaurant where she never knew a stranger and had many friends and extended family. She was loved by many and will be missed by all.



A Celebration of Life will be held from 10am – 12pm Monday, July 21, 2014 at Stine & McClure Chapel. All who knew Jeannie are welcome to come and share your memories while we embrace her passing and celebrate her life.



In lieu of flowers the family suggest contributions be made to the charity of your choice, including the American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, or the Humane Society of Greater Kansas City.