Sandra Hicks

Sandra L. (Clemens) Hicks, 84, of 24 Barben St., Newton Hamilton, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at her home.

Born Dec. 1, 1934, in Lewistown, Mifflin County, the daughter of the late Ray A. Clemens Sr. and Julia Marie (Jones) Clemens. She was united in marriage to Robert Hicks in the Washington Square Methodist Church, Hagerstown, Maryland, Aug. 17, 1952.

Mrs. Hicks is survived by her daughters, Carol Semple and husband, Terry, Melody Willoughby and husband, Jeff; grandchildren, Devon, Douglas and Todd Willoughby and Matthew and Stacy Semple; great-grandchildren, Sutton, Klayton, Drayven, Aayva, Tyler, Chase, Cayleigh, Collin and Maggie.

She is also survived by her siblings, Terry and wife, Wanda; Stanley and wife, Darlene; Diane and husband, Joe Wennick; and Karen Brought; and sister-in-law, Sue Clemens.

She was preceded in death by a son and daughter, Michael and Robin, and four siblings, Betty Frace, Ray Clemens, Jane Clemens and Larry Clemens.

Mrs. Hicks is a member of the Newton Hamilton United Methodist Church.

She was a Girl Scout leader for many years and Sunday school teacher for over 50 years.

Mrs. Hicks was a 1952 graduate of Mount Union High School.

She worked at the Harrisburg and Wilmington, Delaware, telephone companies. She also worked at Owens-Corning Fiberglas, Viscose, the Mount Union Area School District and as secretary at Eastern Hardwoods and Empire Kosher. She retired after 20 years with the U.S. Postal Service.

Mrs. Hicks loved working with children and young people. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, family camping, vacationing in Canada and the beach and her many trips with her scouts.

Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. today, Friday, May 17, at the Robert D. Heath Funeral Home, Mount Union, with the Revs. Brian Myfelt and Bill Benson officiating. Interment will be made in the Newton Hamilton Memorial Cemetery.

Friends will be received at the funeral home from 1-3 p.m. today.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 137, Newton Hamilton, PA 17075.

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