Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


June 26, 2014

Nilsa Hicks

JACKSONVILLE — Funeral services for Nilsa Hicks, age 53, of Jacksonville, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, June 29, 2014, at Calvary Baptist Church in Jacksonville, under the direction of Autry Funeral Home, with Pastor Michael Matthews officiating.  Interment will be at Jarratt Cemetery.

Mrs. Hicks passed away Friday, June 20, 2014 in Jacksonville.

She was born December 3, 1960 in Brooklyn, NY.

Nilsa was an active and devoted member of the Calvary Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her father, Julio Medina.

Survivors include her husband, Michael Dale Hicks of Jacksonville; mother, Dolores DeJesus Medina of NJ; daughter, Jenny Flowers of Jacksonville, sons, Elbert “DJ” Jenkins and wife Laura of Germany, Michael Justin Hicks and wife Austin Middleton of Jacksonville; 5 grandchildren, Brendan “Crickett”, Olivia, Nikolai, Jenna’Veve and Jake; brothers, William and Robert Medina of New Jersey-Long Branch, Julito Medina of NC, Julio Medina of PA, and Edgardo DeJesus of Puerto Rico; sisters, Lolita Medina of New Jersey-Long Branch, Nellie Basilio, Susan Medina, Nancy Medina, Sally Medina, and Elena Medina all of NC; sisters-in-law, Barbara Clary and husband Robbie of Jacksonville, Diane Hicks of Houston; brothers-in-law, Allan Hicks and wife Betty of Henderson, Billy Hicks and wife Linda of Lake Palestine, Jimmy Hicks and wife Joy of Lake Charles, LA;  grandmother, Lynn Smith of Rusk, mother-in-law, Betty Hicks of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be DJ Jenkins, Jeremy Grimes, Tommy Bratton, Raul Basilio, and Stephen Goff.

Honorary pallbearer will be Brendan Grimes.

Visitation with family will be at Calvary Baptist Church on June 29 at 1 p.m.

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