Lois Ethel Hicks (nee Jackson), passed peacefully on April 22, 2022 at Parkwood Palliative Care in London with her family by her side after a short battle with cancer.
Loving mother of Ryan (Stacey) Hutton, treasured Grandmother “Gran” to Jackson, Briar and Adelyn. Beloved wife of David Hicks of 11 years. Cherished family member to Karen, Geoff, Cam, Nancy, children and grandchildren. Daughter of Stanley and Sadie (nee Ball) Jackson, predeceased. Devoted sister of Dorothy (Bev) Henderson and Wilma (Dr. Brian) Traviss. Aunt and Great Aunt to many nieces and nephews. Loving wife to Tom Sale (predeceased) and children Susan and David Wice, Lisa and Monica Sale and grandchildren. Loving and consistent member of the Hutton family. Ever present in the lives of Greg and Susan Hutton, Barbara Ann and Randy Willows, Bobbi Jo and Richard Reive, along with several nieces and nephews.
Lois, youngest of three sisters, was born in Seaforth, Ontario, where she grew up on ‘Jaybee Hereford Farms’. She graduated college in London, Ontario and had a long and successful career with the Bank of Nova Scotia, retiring in 2000. Lois was a very kind, caring and compassionate lady. She took a genuine interest in everyone who came into her life, taking time to be sure to get to know them and make each feel welcome. She cared very deeply for her family.
Lois had a strong Christian faith and became an active member, volunteer and choir member of the Oakridge Presbyterian Church (London).
Lois loved to travel the world, loved the outdoors, and in her later years became an avid scrapbooker. She would take great joy in making picture books and ornate cards for friends and family for various special occasions.
A Service of Remembrance will be held on Saturday, June 18th at Oakridge Presbyterian Church (970 Oxford Street West, London).
In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to one of the following charitable organizations that Lois faithfully supported: The Terry Fox Foundation; Teen Challenge; The Salvation Army Centre of Hope (London); Hope International; Oakridge Presbyterian Church (London).