Monday, March 31, 2008

Eva A. Hicks, died March 23, 2008, of health related problems. Born June 18, 1919, Eva Aretta Davenport, she grew up in Ava, Mo. There she met and married Robert Earl Hicks.

Her family spent most of their early life at School of the Ozarks, Mo. and then in Fort Scott, Kan. There she started college as her son graduated from high school and completed her master's degree in library science. She was the school librarian at Winfield Scott School in Fort Scott until her retirement.

Eva and Robert retired to the Palm Springs, Calif., area and enjoyed an active retirement life for several years. They always loved to dance and be with their grandchildren. They moved to Wimberley, Texas where Robert passed away suddenly and several years later on this Easter Sunday morning 2008, Eva passed away.

Surviving are her daughter, Treena Donahue, of Wimberley, Texas; son Terry R. Hicks and wife Sherry of Palm Desert, Calif.; and five grandchildren, Amber Strafkos of Houston, Texas, Matt Eblin of Gulfport, Miss., Kimberly Coleman of Edina, Minn., Kristen Hicks Richter of Redondo Beach, Calif., and Mark Robert Hicks of Ozark, Mo. She is also survived by two great grandsons, Taylor Coleman and Socrates Zografos.

The memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday, April 13 at Pennington Funeral Home in San Marcos, Texas.

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of Pennington Funeral Home, 323 North Comanche Street, San Marcos, Texas 78666, (512) 353-4311.