Mrs. Lula Mae Hicks, 77, passed away at her residence with her family by her side, on Friday, February 6, 2009.
She was born in Halls, TN, on August 20, 1931, to the late Andy and Mammie (nee: Tapplar) Thurmond. On November 28, 1953, she married Robert Hicks, Sr.
Mrs. Hicks worked for Lincoln Lutheran Home for over 20 years. She was also a member of Lakeview Church of Christ. She enjoyed her time cooking, watching the Price is Right and being in the surroundings of her family.
In addition to her loving husband, Robert, her survivors include her children, Cassandra (Ray) Milton, Robert (Elizabeth) Hicks, Jr., Shirley Hicks, Vickie (Carl) Robinson, Sha-ron Hicks all of Racine; grandchildren, Nar-Kisaj Hicks, Kiyoa (Joseph) Berryman, Roneasha Payne, Untaurus Milton, Lamar Hicks, Shacarla Robinson, Keyshaun Hicks; six great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers, Lorraine (Charlie) Morgan, Ruthie (Cedell) Jacox, Otha (Paula) Thurmond, Joe Willie (Jean) Thurmond, Eula Strayhorn; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Curtis (Barbara) Hicks, Thomas (Beverly) Hicks, Lucy (Willie) Curtis, Annie Hicks; as well as many other dear family members and friends.
Lula was also preceded in death by her brother, Charles Helen; infant brother and sister, Fred and Faye Thurmond; sisters-in-law, Lula Rebecca Johnson and Opaline Smith; brothers-in-law, Walter Ray Hicks, Leonard Johnson, Willie Strayhorn and Amos Smith.
Family and friends are invited to meet at Midtown Church of Christ, 1704 13th St., on Friday, February 13, 2009, at 11 a.m. for the celebration of Lula’s Homegoing with Brother Sylvester Stokes officiating. Her entombment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. There will be a visitation and viewing in the church on Friday from 9-11 a.m.
DRAEGER-LANGENDORF FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY
4600 County Line Rd., Racine 262-552-9000