Betty J. Hicks age 93 passed away with her family at her side on Thursday, September 3, 2020 at Grace Haven Assisted Living Center. She was born as Juliany Medvedik on February 18, 1927 in Clinton County MI and was adopted by Michael and Neva (Crabb) Wesner. She graduated from Rodney B. Wilson High School in 1944 and received an Associate’s Degree from Lansing Community College. Betty worked as the admitting clerk at Clinton Memorial Hospital for over 20 years. On April 28, 1945 she married Marshall R. Hicks and he passed away in 1976. Betty was a member of St. Johns United Methodist Church, active in the Choir, the Women’s group and Youth Fellowship group. She was president of the Hazel Findlay Volunteer Group, loved flowers, gardening and she had raised chickens and sold eggs.
Survivors are her children, Louise M. (Rex) Ferguson of St. Johns, Lorraine L. (Loren) Simons of St. Johns and Russell G. (Anita) Hicks of DeWitt. Grandchildren, Matthew (Kate) Upton, Rhonda (Greg) Oslosky, Becky (Steve) Schafer and Ken (Katie Durden) Ferguson. There are 11 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by siblings Leslie and Russell Wesner, George, Joseph, John, Mary and Stephen Medvedik, and sister Virginia McInerny. Graveside services will be held at Mt. Rest Cemetery on Sunday, September 6, 2020 at 3:00 P.M. with Pastor Kathy Leydorf-Keck officiating.
Memorials may be given to Care Team Hospice, 5401 Gateway Center, Ste. D, Flint, MI 48507 or Lowe Church. Arrangements by Keck-Coleman Funeral Home.
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