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.

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    Flo and Doris Says:

    Arnetta has been family to me, Flo, most of my life. She will be greatly missed….until we see her again in that Heavenly Home that Jesus prepared for His own. Ed and Arnetta opened their earthly home to us when we were in the Lansing area. We enjoyed and appreciated the special family occasions, the Sunday drives, the meals, and the beautiful yard flowers! Arnetta and Ed always welcomed us with open arms. We so appreciated their visit to Alaska, and still enjoy the good memories. Can you imagine Arnetta’s bravery–even riding a 3-wheeler?? And small-engine aircraft?? We have been so privileged to have Arnetta in our lives.
    Ed and Arnetta — dearly loved.

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    Cheryl Robinson Says:

    So sorry to hear about your loos of your mother.

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