Shirley Ann (Thompson) Hicks, 75, Independence, Mo., passed away April 25, 2012, at KC Hospice from cancer.

Shirley Ann (Thompson) Hicks, 75, Independence, Mo., passed away April 25, 2012, at KC Hospice from cancer.

Shirley was born October 30, 1936, in Hiawatha, Kansas, to Ralph and Vera (Wasson) Hartley. She was a member of St. Marks United Methodist Church where she was heavily involved in the women’s ministry and later, Maywood Baptist Church where she enjoyed working in the baby nursery and her journey group. She retired from Commerce Bank in 1979. She loved the outdoors, fishing, hunting and traveling. She will be remembered for her love for and ability to work with children. Shirley was a friend to all who knew her.

Shirley was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles Thompson and her sister, Alma. Survivors include her loving husband, Robert Hicks; brother, Bernard (Sue) Hartley; stepchildren and spouses Randy and Iris Thompson, Duane Hicks, Donna and Don Crist; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Cremation. Visitation will be 5:30 on May 3 with celebration of life service immediately following at 7 p.m. at Maywood Baptist Church, 10505 Winner Road, Indep., Mo.

Memorial contributions may be made to Church Growth International c/o Maywood Baptist Church.
 

 

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