Arnetta C. Hicks passed away Saturday, May 28, 2011 at the age of 88. She was born December 25, 1922 in Paducah, KY, the daughter of Hugh and Gladys Canup. Arnetta was a member of Christ United Methodist Church andvolunteered at Sparrow Hospital for thirty years. She and her husband owned and operated Edward’s Photographic Studio in Lansing for many years. She was an avid traveler and enjoyed golfing.
Surviving are her children, Michael (Theresa) Hicks and Peggy Pyburn; grandchildren, Laura Hicks, Jonathan Hicks, Matthew (Leah) Pyburn and Allison Pyburn; great-grandson, Dylan Pyburn; many nieces, nephews and extended family members She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward F. Hicks, three brothers and two sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. Thursday, June 2, 2011 at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel with the Rev. Chuck Grauer officiating. Entombment will follow in Deepdale Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at thefuneral home on Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service. Memorial contributions are suggested to Christ United Methodist Church or the American Heart Association.