Rita J. Hicks
Date of Death: July 16, 2011
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Rita J. McKee Hicks, 60, of Dayton, died at 2:37 a.m., Saturday, July 16, 2011, at Indiana University Health Arnett. She was born March 16, 1951, in Hot Springs, Ark., to the late J. W. and Opal Boatman McKee. She received her BA from Purdue University in Secondary English Education in 1974. On July 18,…

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Bob & Kathy McKee left a message on August 22, 2011:
To the Family of my cousin, Rita:
Our family was saddened to learn of Rita&s passing on 8/1/11. Although we had not seen Rita in several years, we are sorry to learn of this so late. We would have come to funeral had we known. Our sincerist thoughts & prayers are with your family.
Sincerely
Aunt Roberta McKee
Cousin Bob McKee & wife, Kathy
Greenfield, Ind
Kent and Pamela Nelson left a message on July 21, 2011:
Thinking of you in your time of loss, we want you to know we are here for you.

Kent and Pam
Jarrod Rush left a message on July 21, 2011:
Dear Matt Hicks and Family;
Sorry to hear about your loss.
Take care of each other in these times.
Let time run it&s course to help you in your grieving.

Again, sorry about your Mother and God Bless.
Jarrod
Julie Dwiggins left a message on July 21, 2011:
To Rita&s family & Friends,

Where to begin... Rita was such a joy to be around and had such a zest for life. She made those around her better people. Whether we were working at Kirby Risk or hanging out playing Bunko at another co-worker&s house, Rita was always there with a joke and a smile. She was an honest and loving woman who&s smile & laughter could light up a room. She will be greatly missed. My sincerest condolences for your loss and God&s blessing to you all.

With Love,
Julie Dwiggins
Karen Getts left a message on July 21, 2011:
To all of Rita&s family, friends and loved ones I offer my deepest sympathy and prayers. Rita married my husband and I 17 years ago and I remember her and our Dayton card club friends, spending hours watching our girls skate and our boys play ball, all very fond memories I will never forget. God bless you Rita!!!
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Al Beavers left a message on July 19, 2011:
Never forgot how Rita was quick with a warm smile and welcoming words when I settled into Dayton. She was someone you&d always want for a neighbor. She&ll be missed.
Linda Jeffries left a message on July 19, 2011:
Dear Matthew and Amy: your mom was a good friend to me when we lived in Dayton. I am so sorry for your loss. God bless you all. Linda Jeffries
Beth Maitlen left a message on July 19, 2011:
I am saddened to hear about Rita, but know that she is in a better place now with no sickness. I had the opportunity to work with this wonderful lady when I worked at Kirby Risk and she always had a smile on her face and a joke to tell. She was so much fun to be around! My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Linda Tomaan left a message on July 19, 2011:
So sorry for your lose. She was a great lady. I wish I could be there for your support. Let me know if I can do something for you. She definately had a fight with Diabetes. She doesn&t have to fight any longer.
Leigh Liggett left a message on July 19, 2011:
Mattthew Terra Amy And Families:

You are all in my thoughts and prayers and I love each of you very deeply. Your Mom was my best friend and companion. SHe prayed for a companion and got stuck with me. We shared a lot and laughed a lot and grew
a lot. We had hard times we had good times and we had just goofy times.

Thank you all for letting me be a part of your Mom&s life and in turn yours too.
Love
Leigh
Brenda Kemp left a message on July 19, 2011:
I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with Rita for many, many years at Jackson-Hewitt. It was a pleasure knowing her. We had lots of good laughs. She was a very sweet lady and I know you are going to miss her. She talked about her grandchilden all the time. I hadn&t seen Rita in quite a while and didn&t know she was not well. I will truley miss her smile and her laughter. Brenda
Cortney Wheeler left a message on July 19, 2011:
I was shocked when I learned that Miss Rita had passed away. She was such a wonderful woman! Always making me laugh and giving me a better way to look at life! She loved to tell stories about her grandkids! I will never forget her and will miss her dearly! Rita&s family is in my thoughts and prayers through this difficult time. God bless you all.
Donna Bridgewater left a message on July 18, 2011:
Rita, you will be missed so much! You were such an awesome friend. I will never forget you. I am glad that you are whole again and no longer in pain.
Jane (Beswick) Squier left a message on July 17, 2011:
To the family,
You have my deepest sympathy for your loss. I have such good memories of Rita during our ten years living in Dayton. She had a quirky sense of humor that I loved. She will be missed by all of her friends, old and new. Jane
Soller-Baker Funeral Homes, Inc. left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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