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Services are held for Vernon Hicks




VERNON RUSHELL HICKS

VERNON RUSHELL HICKS

Graveside services for Vernon Rushell Hicks, 65, were held June 22 at the American Legion Douglas Day Post 152 Cemetery at Pine Mountain.

A son of the late Arthur and Martha Wooten Hicks, he was born in Letcher County. He died June 20 at his home at Mayking.

Hicks was a retired U.S. Marine and worked for 10 years as transportation director for the Department of Defense. He was a member of Masonic Lodge #40 in Jeffersonville, Ind., and the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars in Whitesburg.

Surviving are his wife, Fran Webb Hicks; two sons, Thomas, Georgetown, and Stephen, Mayking; a daughter, Staci, Mayking; two sisters, Thelma West and husband Bill, Dayton, Ohio, and Florance Sturgill and husband Jake, Colson; and a brother, James Curtis and wife Lily Mae, Mayking.

Everidge Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

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