Bessie Joanna Hicks
Bessie Joanna Hicks
  • June 8, 1937 - December 25, 2017
  • Lansing, West Virginia

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Bessie Joanna Hicks, 80, of Lansing passed away on Monday, December 25, 2017 at her home.

Born on June 8, 1937 at Kaymoor, she was the daughter of the late Ernest Lional Robinson and Bessie Madeline Morton.

Mrs. Hicks was a devoted homemaker. She loved sewing, quilting, cooking, and making jams.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, William Thomas Hicks, a brother Jimmy Robinson, and stepchildren Lester Hicks and Jack Hicks.

Survivors include a son, Randy Hicks and wife Theresa of Lansing, a stepdaughter Margie Parks and husband Jimmy of Greenwood, SC, a sister Jackie Griffith of Oak Hill, grandchildren, Addam Hicks and wife Jessica of Lookout, Christopher Hicks of Fairmont, Jeff Hicks, Todd Hicks and wife Brandy and Kathy Lindley; also survived are 11 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home on Saturday, December 30th, 2017 at 10 am with Rev. Heather Underwood officiating. Burial will follow at Hick Family Cemetery at Lookout.

The family will receive friends on Friday, December 29th, 2017 from 6-8pm at the funeral home.

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The family has entrusted arrangements to Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, WV.