Charley Lea Hicks of Cedaredge died Nov. 30, 2016. She was 80.
A memorial service was held Dec. 3 at the Church of Christ in Delta. A private family inurnment has taken place at Cedaredge Cemetery.
Mrs. Hicks was born in Delta on Feb. 12, 1936, to Roy and Crissie (Aldridge) Hillis. She grew up on the family ranch in Cedaredge.
On Dec. 26, 1951, she married Robert Jack Hicks at her parents' home.
She enjoyed spending time with family, sewing, quilting, crafts and playing cards.
She is survived by her husband, Robert Hicks; five children, Charles (Silvia) Hicks of San Jacinto, Calif., Roxie Hodson of Fruita, Cynthia (Joseph) Shields of Riverside, Calif., Gregory (Glenda) Hicks of Aurora, and Paul (Melinda) Hicks of Grand Junction; 17 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; five great-great-granchildren; and one brother, Vern Hillis.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Roy Hillis and Johnny Dean Hillis.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or Horizons Care Center Memory Ward, 11411 Highway 65, Eckert, CO 81418.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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