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Friday, August 2, 2002

Jerry Hicks

Jerry Wayne Hicks, 30, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Monday, July 29, 2002, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Blytheville, Ark.

Born Feb. 12, 1972, in Rolla, Mo., son of John C. and Sharon Arnold Hicks, of Kennett, he was a veteran of the U.S. Marine corps, a member of the Ely Baptist Church in Kennett and employed at Nucor Hickman Steel in Armorel, Ark.

On May 15, 2002, in Dyersburg, Tenn., he married Jamie Pendergrass, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one daughter, Caroline Parker Hicks, of Caruthersville; one step-daughter, Statyn Elise Coppage, of Caruthersville; one brother, Terry Hicks, of Kennett and one nephew, Johnny Jack Hicks, of Kennett.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Aug. 1, at the H.S. Smith Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dale Rickman and Dr. Paul Currie officiating.

Burial was in the Maple Cemetery at Caruthersville.

Pallbearers were John Martin, Ryan Braswell, Kevin Faulkner, Shawn Wiley, Tony Jones and Derek Callens.