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Vera Maddox Hicks
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Treasure Coast Hospice
    5090 Dunn Road
    Fort Pierce, FL 34981

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“am so sorry to hear of your loss. May the fond memories of your loved one sustain your family at this time. May you also receive comfort from what is...Read More »
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“You came into my life at a very important time. It was short but you showed me so much love. May God hold you in his arms. Say hi to Virgil and...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Patricia Taylor - Clermont, FL

“I was so fortunate to have you so close to me for the majority of my life. I am ever grateful to have had the opportunity to get to know you more as...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Jamie Duplantis - Fort Pierce, FL

“Precious [and of great consequence] in the sight of the LordIs the death of His godly ones [so He watches over them]. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Bruce & Linda Abercrombie - NC


Fort Pierce, FL – Vera Maddox Hicks, 89, a long-time Florida resident, died Friday May 12th at Treasure Coast Hospice House.
 
Born in 1928, in Gastonia, NC, Vera was a retired Registered Nurse, faithful Christian, Mother, Wife, Sister, Grandmother, Aunt, and friend. She worked in multiple hospitals in Charlotte, NC and Fort Pierce, FL in surgical and orthopedic specialties, and split time over the last 40 years between Fort Pierce and Clermont, FL. Throughout her life, Vera loved and cared for animals, and her last companion, Cookie, was laid to rest just a few short weeks before her passing. She enjoyed being outside throughout her life whether traveling, fishing, gardening, or golfing, and also loved to read, work puzzles, shop, and do whatever she could to help other people. She was an active member of the Clerbrook Golf Community in Clermont, FL until 2014, as well as the Brookdale Assisted Living Community in Port St. Lucie, FL until earlier this year.
 
Vera was predeceased by: her husband Virgil L. Hicks, daughter Pamela L. Luke, sister Hilda Smith, and parents, Felix L. Maddox, and Rosa Payseur.
 
She is survived by: her sister Wanda Abercrombie of Charlotte, NC; son Robert Conrad, of Ozark, AL; daughter Rhonda C. Henson of Mountain City, GA; Grandchildren - Rebecca Shortridge, Jamie Duplantis, Jason Martin, Joshua Martin, Jennifer Harris, Shawn Conrad, Shannon Conrad, Timothy Conrad, Christa Grant, Kathlyn Conrad, Karyn Conrad, Michelle Conrad, Bethany Conrad; 14 Great Grandchildren and 7 Great-great Grandchildren, along with many nieces, nephews and friends.

Service details to be updated at a later time, but expecting to hold a Celebration of Life Memorial in Fort Pierce, Florida on Sunday June 11th. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Treasure Coast Hospice House.