LILBOURN -- Pearl Hicks, 62, died April 18, 2012, at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in Des Peres.
Born Dec. 27, 1949, in Catron, to the late Jettie B. and Margaret McCorkle Rowe, she was a member of First Baptist Church in Howardville where she had served as secretary/treasurer. She was employed as a teacher with New Madrid County Schools before retiring in 2006.
On Feb. 17, 1968, she married Franklin Hicks who survives.
Other survivors include: three daughters, Lynnette Hicks of St. Louis, Sonya Hicks of Atlanta and Robin Rowe of Cape Girardeau; four brothers, Charles Rowe and Cory Rowe of Howardville, Donald Rowe of New Madrid and Tommy Rowe of Malden; three sisters, Joyce Cole of Nixa, Clois Taylor of Howardville and Tammy Bell of Marston; and four grandchildren.
Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Williams Funeral Home in Howardville. Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Church of God in Lilbourn with the Rev. Flem E. Bronner officiating.
Burial will follow in Simmons Park Cemetery in Catron.
Online condolences may be sent at www.thewilliamsfuneralhomes.com.