Anna Frances Hicks


Anna Frances Hicks, 84, of Princeton, died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, at Princeton Health and Rehab Center.

Born Jan. 30, 1935, in Hopkins County, she was a daughter of the late Howard Hopewell Hancock and Elsie Mae Townsend Hancock. She had worked at Woolworth’s soda fountain in Madisonville and at Ottenhemer’s shirt factory in Dawson Springs.

She also worked as a CNA, housemother and teacher of special needs children at Outwood in Dawson Springs. She was retired from Hicks Dollar General Stores Inc., where she worked as secretary, treasurer and was co-owner with her late husband. She authored a book in the early 60s, “Golden Nimble Builders.” She was of the Christian faith and had served as Sunday school teacher, last teaching an adult Sunday school class to residents at Princeton Health Care Manor. She also served as pianist and organist at First Assembly of God Church in Princeton.

She was preceded in death by her husband, L. Edward Hicks; stepdaughter Mildred Marie Hicks Ward; sister Mary Ruth Hancock Wells; and nieces Debra Kay Allen Gunn, Beverly Allen Caraway and Sandra Elaine Allen Patterson.

Survivors include daughters Susan Renee Edward Adams and husband Dennis of Princeton, and Yvette Rachelle Hicks Clark and husband Bill of Louisville; five grandchildren, Daniel E. Adams and wife Nicole, John T. Adams and wife Kallie, Brian D. Hicks and wife Renee, all of Princeton, Damon E. Hicks and wife Melissa of Calvert City, Angelia M. Medina and husband Lupe of Bowling Green; 12 great-grandchildren, Dylan Adams, Nick Adams, Ellie Adams, Keaton Driver, Piper Driver, Brandon Petty, Sebastian Hughes and Austin Hughes, all of Caldwell County, Cody Hughes of Louisville, Brittany Hicks Thompson, Clayton Hicks and Justin Hicks; and brother Gene Hancock and wife Wanda of Hopkins County.

Funeral services will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, at Morgan’s Funeral Home in Princeton, with Bro. Lynn McWherter, Bro. David Brown and Nicole Adams officiating.

Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 1:30 a.m. to the service time Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, at the funeral home.

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