Sunday, April 18, 2010

Louisa Bailey

Louisa Bailey Hicks
Picture Courteous of Danny R. Hicks

Louisa Bailey was born 29 Jan 1878 in Stewart county, TN. She was the daughter of James Knox Polk Bailey and Nancy Catherine Stewart. Louisa had two brothers John Thomas Bailey whom was born in 1874 and married Minnie Crutcher, and Samuel Stewart Bailey whom was born in 1884 and married Bertha Spiceland.
Louisa married Daniel Cary Hicks on 9 Mar 1896 in Stewart county, TN. Daniel and Louisa had 9 children. Daniel and Louisa's children's information can be found in other writings on this blog.
The following is Louisa's obituary, and was provided by the late Robert K. Hicks and Danny R. Hicks.

Louisa's Headstone at Neville Creek Cemetery
in Stewart county.

Mrs. Louisa Hicks Died At Age 95

Mrs. Louisa Hicks of Puryear Route 1 died Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at the house of a son S. E. Hicks of Puryear. She was 92.
Funeral Services are set for Thursday at 2 p.m. at Walnut Grove Baptist Church in Stewart county, with the Rev, Vernon Turner and the Rev, Harold Smotherman officiating. Burial will be in Neville Creek Cemetery in Stewart county. Ridgeway morticians has charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Hicks was born Jan 29, 1878 in Stewart county, the daughter of James K. P. and Nancy Stewart Bailey. She married the late Daniel C. Hicks March 18, 1896. She was a member of the New Providence Baptist Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. G. W. (Jewel) Crutcher of Buchanan, Mrs. Dollie Sills of Arlington and Mrs. Ovela Knight of Clarksville; four sons, S. E. (Eddie) Hicks of Puryear Route 1, Charlie Hicks of Akron, Ohio, Basil Hicks of Murfreesboro and the Rev. Rupert Hicks of Newville, Ala. ; 17 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and a great great grandchild.

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