Grace L. Hicks

Oct. 17, 1925 - Dec. 5, 2017

Grace L. Hicks, 92, a resident of The Village at Morrisons Cove, Martinsburg, formerly of Williamsburg, went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday morning at the home.

She was born in rural Williamsburg, daughter of the late Mark Cornelius and Emma Retta (Noland) Lykens. On June 9, 1951, she married Virgil E. Hicks in Williamsburg, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 17, 1991.

Surviving are a son, Marvin E. (Patty) Hicks of rural Williamsburg; a daughter, Renae R. (Charles) Bingham of Williamsburg; five grandchildren: Gracie (Kim) Swindell, Goldie (Jason) Simpson, Jennifer Hoffman, Nathan (Kelli) Hicks and Julian Hicks; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sisters: Mae Elizabeth Lykens, Ruth Wheland and Dora Lykens; and seven brothers: Elvin, Ralph, the Rev. David, Thomas, Cloyd, Carl and the Rev. Ray. She was the last of her immediate family.

Grace was primarily a homemaker who attended Altoona Restoration Church of God. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and she loved reading her Bible. Her life revolved around her faith and her church.

Friends will be received from 1:30 until the 3 p.m. funeral service on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Williamsburg, the Revs. Kim Swindell and Steve Brumbaugh officiating. A private interment will be held at Oreminea Cemetery, rural Williamsburg.

The family prefers that memorial contributions in memory of Grace be given to Altoona Restoration Church of God, 911 N. Third St., Altoona, PA 16601.