Lois E Hicks

May 25th, 1928 to February 6th, 2018

Lois E. Hicks, 89, of Port Huron, died Tuesday, February 6, 2018.

She was born May 25, 1928 in Royal Oak to the late Daniel and Gladys Mills. She married Warren “Bud” Hicks on May 15, 1948.

Lois graduated from Plymouth High School, attended Central Michigan University, and worked in real estate for several years. As a young mother, she was a Girl Scout leader and Cub Scout den mother. She served as executive secretary of the St. Clair County Republican Party in the late 1970s and the 1980s. She was a member of Black River Country Club and an avid golfer with three career aces, the last one at age 86. She was a member of Port Huron Chapter #170 O.E.S. and a two time Worthy Matron. As an avid knitter, she repeatedly made afghans and lap robes which she donated to Sanborn Gratiot Memorial Home and over 50 caps per year for The Salvation Army. She was a lifelong member and Sunday School teacher at First United Methodist Church of Plymouth and Port Huron. She enjoyed wintering in Sun City, Arizona, for 25 years and traveled extensively in the U.S. and Europe.

She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Bud; four children, David (Carol) Hicks, Linda Olah, Robert Hicks (Yvonne Boone) and James (Marsha) Hicks; 11 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; two brothers, Gale (Betty) Mills and Ferris Mills; a sister, Uellen Voss; two sisters-in-law, Carol Mills and Betty Hicks; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by two sons-in-law, David Olah and Keith Enlow; a brother, Hoyt Mills; sisters-in-law, Joyce Mills and Barbara (James) Brown; and brothers-in-law, Kay Voss and Tom Hicks.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 5, 2018 in First United Methodist Church with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. The Rev. LuAnn Rourke will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to Eversight of Michigan or First United Methodist Church.

Arrangements are by Pollock-Randall Funeral Home. To send condolences, visit pollockrandall.com

The Hicks family would like to thank the University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center for the exemplary care.

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