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Grace Ruth Hicks 

Grace Ruth Hicks

Female 1925 - 2014

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  • Birth  15 May 1925  Choctaw, Oklahoma, OK, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  21 Dec 2014  North Bend, OR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I124  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  8 Jan 2015 

    Father  James Stanley Hicks,   b. 23 Aug 1898, Calloway County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1949, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, OK, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Gracie Lee Anderson,   b. 8 Jul 1906, Smithville, McCurtain Co., OK, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1993, North Bend, Coos Co., OR, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  18 Nov 1922  Choctaw, Oklahoma, OK, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F25  Group Sheet

    Family  Alvin Dale Ferry, Sr,   b. 31 Jan 1924, Hayes Center, Hayes County, NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 2012, Coos Bay, Coos Co., OR, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  31 Jan 1945  Wenatchee, Chelan County, WA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Teresa Rosalee Ferry
    >2. Carol Darlene Ferry
    >3. Alvin Dale Ferry
    >4. Cathy Ruth Ferry
    >5. Jeffery Hunter Ferry
     6. Michael Ray Ferry,   b. 13 Jan 1953, Moses Lake, Grant County, WA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1953
    Last Modified  6 Dec 2006 
    Family ID  F129  Group Sheet

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    Grace Ruth (Hicks) Ferry
    Grace Ruth (Hicks) Ferry
    Grace Ruth (Hicks) Ferry

  • Notes 
    • CbDMay 15, 1925 - Dec. 21, 2014
      C/bDA celebration of life funeral service will be held for Grace Ruth Ferry, 89, of Coos Bay at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, at Shoreline Community Church, 2151 Clark S., in North Bend with Pastor Mike Barnard officiating. Viewing was held Monday Dec. 29, at Coos Bay Chapel 685 Anderson Ave. A graveside committal will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, at Willamette National Cemetery, 11800 SE Mt. Scott Blvd., in Portland.
      Ruth was born May 15, 1925, in Harrah, Okla., the daughter of Stanley and Grace Hicks. She passed away Dec. 21, 2014, in North Bend.
      Ruth and Alvin (her childhood sweetheart) were married Jan. 31, 1945, in Wenatchee, Wash., where they began their married life. They lived in several places in Washington before settling down in Cashmere where they lived for several years before moving to Gold Beach where they resided for 37 years. They moved to Coos Bay in 2008. Ruth owned the Montgomery Ward store in Gold Beach for several years and then owned a fabric store.
      Ruth is survived by five children, Teresa Ricketts and husband, Roger of Paris, Texas, Carol Harlow and husband, Tom of Coos Bay, Cathy Jensen and husband, Dennis of North Bend and Jeff Ferry and wife, Eileen of Albany; 17 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
      She was preceded in death by her parents, infant son, Michael; brothers, Robert and Eddy; sister, Alice; and her loving husband of 67 years, Alvin.
      Contributions in her memory may be made to Shoreline Community Church, 2151 Clark S., North Bend, OR 97459.
      Arrangements are under the direction of Coos Bay Chapel, 541-267-3131.
      Friends and family are invited to sign the on-line guest book, share photos and send photos at www.coosbayareafunerals.com and www.theworldlink.com