Donna J. Hicks

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202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 7/16/2017 14:00:00

401 East Howard Street Willard OH 44890 7/17/2017 11:00:00

Donna J. Hicks, age 69, resident of Willard, Ohio, formerly of Sterling Heights, Michigan, passed away on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at Pristine Senior Living in Willard. She was born on November 29, 1947 in Kenton, Ohio to Ezra and Trilby (Ousley) Hicks. Donna was a 1965 Willard High School graduate and went onto graduate from Bowling Green State University in 1969. She then received her Master’s Degree in education at Oakland University in Michigan. Her entire teaching career was in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Donna enjoyed bowling, traveling, and was an avid reader. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Willard.
Donna is survived by her mother, Trilby (Ousley) Hicks; brother, David (Nancy) Hicks of North Fairfield; a niece, Dawn (Wayne) Fryback of Ashland; a nephew, Matthew (Mary Ana) Hicks of Vermilion; 5 great nephews, Braiden Hicks, Chase Hicks, Cole Hicks, Nathan Fryback, and Adam Fryback.
She was preceded in death by her father, Ezra Hicks.
Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio on Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. and 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. The funeral service will be on Monday, July 17, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at the First United Methodist Church in Willard with Rev. Darlene Robinson officiating. Burial will following in Maple Grove Cemetery in New Haven. Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Willard. Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting


Sherr.y Long - Jul 15, 2017

Trilby, so sorry for your loss. Prayers and thoughts are with you.

Janet Terveen Moore - Jul 15, 2017

So sorry to hear of Donna’s passing. I was also in the class of 1965 and was a teacher. I have many memories of Girl Scouts with Donna. My thoughts are with her family. Janet Terveen Moore

Trilby, Dave and Nancy, - Jul 14, 2017

So sorry for your loss. May God give you and yours comfort at this time.
Richard and Betty Bivens

Loretta Bonello - Jul 13, 2017

Donna will always be with you. She was my friend for a long time. We were bowling partners in the late 70s until 2001. The shopping trips with Donna, always fun and surprising! She loved to shop! Buy in quantities, try ’em on at home, bring back what she didn’t like and shop some more. Loved to talk on the phone about anything and was a good listener. Problem solver. May she rest in peace. My deepest condolences to Trilby, Dave and Nancy.

Marie Lafferty - Jul 13, 2017

I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers are with you and your family God Bless9roE9

Ron & Deb Bailey - Jul 13, 2017

Our deepest condolences. We always enjoyed talking to Donna about genealogy and our family history. She will be greatly missed.

Sue Beresh - Jul 12, 2017

I’m so sorry to hear of Donna’s passing. We were such good friends during our first years living in Sterling Heights as young single teachers. We shared lots of laughs, adventures, and tears. She had a great sense of humor, kind to everyone, and always had a listening ear. I hope that the memories of better times bring you comfort and peace.

dillard bailey - Jul 11, 2017

so sorry to hear of the passing of Donna,our thoughts and prayers go out to the Hicks family,GOD give you comfort in your time of sorrow! The Dillard Bailey,

Curt Haring - Jul 11, 2017

Dave and Nancy
Sorry to read of your sister’s passing.