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Wilma Frances Hicks

October 6, 1931 — February 13, 2023

Mrs. Wilma Hicks, age 91 of Murray, Kentucky died Monday, February 13, 2023 at Oakview Nursing & Rehabilitation in Calvert City, Kentucky.

Mrs. Hicks was born in Calloway County, Kentucky on October 6th, 1931, to the late Avery Hayden and Bessie (Miller) Bogard. Mrs. Hicks worked at York Spring Company and worked/retired from Westview (Spring Creek) nursing home as an Environmental Services Supervisor. She was a member of the Ledbetter Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Hicks was preceded in death by her husband; Odell Hicks, to whom she married on November 2, 1949, in Corinth, Mississippi; a granddaughter, Tracy Hicks; two great grandsons, Dustin Sharp and Devon Burton; three sisters, Estelle Johnson, Gertrude Shepard, and June Cunningham; as well as three brothers, Ralph Bogard, Rudell Bogard, and Tommy Bogard.

Mrs. Hicks is survived by her children, son, Michael Odell and wife June of Murray, Kentucky; two daughters, Dolores Hicks of Mayfield, Kentucky and Brenda Edwards and significant other Ricky Hargrove of New Concord, Kentucky; seven grandchildren, Regina McClure and husband Trevor, Brad Hicks and wife Sarah, Mandy Swain, Holly Rushing and husband David, Derek Keel, Pamela Taylor and husband Ray, and Denise Cunningham; 11 great grandchildren, Eric McClure and wife Mary, Tanner McClure, Carter Hicks, Mila Hicks, Marley Hicks, Jaci Swain, Abbigal Rushing, Blane Rushing, Hadley Rushing, Dylan Rushing, Austin Burton, and Dakota Burton; one great-great grandson, Roman Rushing; as well as one brother, Bro. Paul Bogard.

Graveside services and burial will be held on Friday, February 17, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. in the Elm Grove Cemetery. Bro. Glenn Cope and Bro. Howard Copeland will officiate. There will be no public visitation held.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105-9959 or to a favorite charity of your choice.

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