Yvonne grew up and attended school in Mountain Grove. She was united in marriage to Dale Hicks on April 6, 1968. Four children were born to this union.
Yvonne was a loving mother who enjoyed raising her family. She loved being with family and friends. Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her grandchildren. She was a kindhearted soul who had many friends and never met a stranger. Yvonne also enjoyed collecting antiques, going to yard sales, and fishing. She was a great cook and enjoyed preparing meals for her family.
Besides her parents, Yvonne was preceded in death by two half-sisters.
Survivors include her loving husband of almost 50 years, Dale Hicks of the home; two sons, Terry Ray Hicks and Donna Shelton of Mountain Grove and Timmy Lee Hicks and wife Alicia of Mountain Grove; two daughters, Annette Dalene Sterner and husband Robert of Cabool, Missouri, and Angela Daphine Hicks and husband Randy of Mountain Grove; twenty-one grandchildren; a host of great-grandchildren; three half-brothers, Junior Dobbins, Anthony Dobbins, and Eric Wheeler; two half-sisters, Jan Dobbins and Jodi Woodland; and many other relatives and friends who will miss her dearly.
Graveside services were held Monday, January 22, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at Lone Star Cemetery with Rev. Frank McCune officiating. T.J. Hicks, Lee Brown, Toby Hicks, Tommy Simon, Sam Parsons, and Rodney Smith served as pallbearers. “Where The Roses Never Fade” was sung by Rev. Frank McCune. Other song selection played was “When I Get Where I’m Going.” Burial was in Lone Star Cemetery under the direction of Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home, Mountain Grove.