2011-07-21 / Obituaries

Mary E. Hicks

Saltillo, 83

Mary E. Hicks, 83, Saltillo, died Friday, July 8, 2011, while a resident of Woodland Retirement Center, Orbisonia.

Born December 27, 1927, in Springfield Township, she was the daughter of the late Harry David and Nellie Grace (McCoy) Waite.

She was united in marriage to Billy D. Hicks June 30, 1956, at Calvary Independent Baptist Church, Saltillo by Rev. Myers. Her husband preceded her in death January 16, 2009.

She is survived by the following brothers: Roy Waite and wife Peggy, Mapleton; Sam Waite and wife Mary Ellen, Tyrone; George Waite, Orbisonia; Fred Waite, Mc- Connellsburg; James Waite and wife Hope, Marietta; Richard Waite and wife Nancy, Three Springs; and Lewis Waite and wife Betty, Newton Hamilton.

She was preceded in death by a brother and sister, Paul Waite and Fay Parks.

She was a charter member of Calvary Independent Baptist Church, Saltillo, where she had taught Sunday school and Bible school for many years and was a member of the Ladies Missionary Group.

She was a homemaker and a graduate of Orbisonia High School.She attended Philadelphia Bible College.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m., Tuesday, July 12, at Robert D. Heath Funeral Home, Mount Union. Pastor Dan Long officiated. Burial was made in Saltillo Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Independent Baptist Church, Mission Fund, PO Box F, Saltillo, PA 17253.

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