Dawn H. Hicks, 80

Dawn H. Hicks, 80, of rural Wabash, died at 3:50 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020 at Parkview Wabash Hospital.  She was born on Sept. 8, 1939 in Prestonsburg, Ky., to Arthur and Oma (May) Hughes.

Dawn was a 1956 graduate of Prestonsburg High School. She married Thomas Hicks in Auxier, Ky., on Sept. 5, 1959. Dawn worked at Kroger Egg and Markhon in Wabash. She enjoyed reading, especially Stephen King novels. Dawn also enjoyed watching Jeopardy, playing Scrabble, playing video games with her grandchildren, walking and exercising, baking during the holidays, and going out to eat steak with her husband.

She is survived by her husband, Thomas Hicks of rural Wabash; two daughters, Cheri Culver of Wabash, and Pam Knight of Indianapolis; 5 grandchildren, Nathan (Lindsay) Culver, Andrew (Angie) Culver, Brandon Culver, Jordan (Courtney) Culver all of Wabash, and Mia Overpeck of Indianapolis; 5 great-grandchildren, Maddox Marshall, Hadley Culver, Jayden Burruss, Beckett Culver, and Hudson Culver; sister, Brenda Vanderpool of Lexington, Ky., and a brother, Randall (Kay) Hughes of Bowling Green, Ky.  She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters; son-in-law, Michael Culver; and a grandson, Caleb Culver.

Per Dawn's wishes, there will be no services. Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

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Posted on 2020 Aug 12