Nora J. Hicks, 82, of Galesburg, died at 9:52 pm Monday, July 12, 2021, at her home surrounded by her family.
Nora was born December 17, 1938, in Keiser, Arkansas, the daughter of Albert and Nora (Moore) Weldon. She married Harvey Hicks on August 22, 1955, in Edwardsville, Illinois. He preceded her in death April 21, 2000.
She is survived by her companion, Larry Milan; two brothers, Eugene Weldon of Delong and Larry Vaughn Weldon of Troy, Illinois; three sisters, Juanita Thurman of Galesburg, Ida Mae Cordova of Grand Junction, Colorado, and Brenda Carole South of Lepanto, Arkansas; she is also survived by her friend, Shannon McMahill-Hare, and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers, and two sisters.
After moving to Galesburg, Nora worked 11 years for Gale Products. She also was a salesclerk for the Bergner’s Store in Galesburg. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary in Monmouth. Nora was of the Baptist Faith.
Visitation will be on Thursday from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Galesburg Chapel. Funeral Services will follow at 2:00 p.m. Burial will be in Warren County Memorial Park Cemetery in Monmouth. Pastor Mary Runge will be officiating the services. Those wishing to attend the funeral “virtually” may tune into the funeral home’s Facebook page at 2:00 p.m. at https://www.facebook.com/Hinchliff-Pearson-West-Funeral-Directors-and-Cremation-Services-160333664037824. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services is honored to serve the family. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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