Barbara S. Hicks, (nee Mitchell), 80, of Lorain, Ohio, passed away on Dec. 24, 2012.
Born in Pullman, W.Va., on Oct. 23, 1932, she had been a long-time resident of Lorain. Mrs. Hicks was a graduate of Salem College, and had been employed as a Home Economics Instructor for the Lorain Public School System; she retired from teaching in 1968. Devoted to her family and grandchildren, Mrs. Hicks displayed a passion for quilting in her free time.
She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Frank O. Hicks; by daughters, Lisa S. (Kevin) Dael of Athens, Ohio and Beth A. Peace residing in Fairview Park. She also leaves grandchildren, Ryan M. Dael, Eryn F. Dael, Connor J. Dael, Noah J. Peace and Jade A. Peace; along with her sister-in-law, Linda K. Mitchell residing in Sugar Creek, Ohio; her aunt, Geraldine Wilson residing in North Ridgeville, Ohio; one niece; one nephew; and an array of cousins. Mrs. Hicks was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert F. and Wilma W. (nee Wilson) Mitchell; and by her brother, Franklin Mitchell.
Visitation will be observed from 11 a.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m. Monday in the McCullough-Rogers & Raiguel Funeral Home, 447 West Myles Ave., Pennsboro, WV. Burial will follow in Pullman Cemetery.
The family encourages your memorial contribution to the Pullman Methodist Church.
Ohio arrangements were under the direction of the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel. www.gluvna.net