Lace Hicks, age 95 of Eastern, KY, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019 in the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, KY. He was born December 31, 1923 in Mousie, KY, a son of the late Enoch and Poca Wicker Hicks. He was a retired engineer for Kentucky West Virginia Gas Company and member of the Regular Baptist Church.
He is survived by four daughters: Stephanie (Danny) Walton, Virginia Beach, VA, Beverly (Steve) Newsome, Martin, KY, Darleen (Clifford) Blanton, Langley, KY, Charlene (Mike) Dingus, Orange Park, FL three grandchildren: Millard Blanton, Cecil Blanton, Lacey Whitley; two great grandchildren: Stephen Blanton, Felicia Miller and three great-great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Lace was preceded in death by his first wife: Otha Martin Hicks; second wife: Ola Hicks; one son: Sherill Rodney Hicks; one daughter: Franceen Crum; four brothers: Elisha, John, Mickel and Archie B. Hicks; seven sisters: Lula Hicks Moore, Hester Hicks Haugerud, Melda Hicks, Lonnie Hicks Snedigar, Minnie Hicks Owens, Wilma Hicks Hunter, Lexie Hicks Wallen and one grandchild: Travis Crum.
Funeral service will be conducted Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 12 noon in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel with the Regular Baptist Ministers officiating. Burial will follow in the Martin Cemetery, Eastern, KY and visitation will be from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm Friday and 10:00 am until 9:00 pm Saturday at Hall Funeral Home.