2008-07-17 / Obituaries


Blanche York Hicks, 79, of Satsuma died at her residence July 9, 2008.

She was born July 6, 1929 in Coffeeville. She loved to can fruit and vegetables in the summer and had plenty of flowers to take care of. She loved to make home-made ice cream and tell stories of her past.

Survivors include her mother, Becie York, two sons, Joel Hicks, Creola, Andy (Brenda) Hicks, Saraland; her brother, Melvin York, Satsuma; grandchildren, Dustin Hicks, Caylei Hicks, Whitnei Hicks, Trayce Hicks, Shana White and Allie Sansom and great-grandchildren, Julian Hicks and Katelyn Hicks and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband Alvin Wayne Hicks, (married July 3, 1953) and her father, Mack York.

The service was July 12 at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Lathan Funeral Home in Jackson. Burial was in the Coffeeville Cemetery.

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