May 5, 1930 - October 19, 2021
Virginia Katherine Hicks Virginia Katherine Hicks was born on May 5th, 1930, in Russell County, VA to the late Elbert and Julie Wood. Virginia was preceded in death by her parents, husband Rural Hicks; sons Gregory and Herman; sisters Beatrice Wood, Madelene Wood, Audrey Oxendine; brother Henry Wood; grandson Marcus; great-grandson Melquan. Virginia attended the District of Columbia University where she majored in nursing and discovered her passion for helping others. She embarked on her new career at Marselle Nursing Home in September 69' to November 95'. Her passion didn't go unnoticed as she was awarded multiple times for outstanding nurse. Virginia (Grandma Katie) was known for her kind spirit and her assisting nature. She was also known for her straightforward approach, words of wisdom. and dedication to family. Virginia was an excellent cook, well known for her chicken and dumplings and her sweet potato yams. She enjoyed reading, word search puzzles, watching westerns, National Geographic, world news and political science. She loved to travel and enjoyed her trips to California, Georgia, Mississippi, Florida, Los Vegas, Mexico, and the Bahamas. Grandma Katie was also a diehard Redskins fan. Virginia Katherine Hicks gained her wings on October 19, 2021, at the age of 91. She will truly be missed by those that she touched. Virginia leaves to cherish her memories her beloved and devoted daughter, Gloria; her caring and doting sons, Rural and Mark; grandchildren Rona, Shuronda, Renee, Tiffany, Rural Jr., Sharron (Marcus), LaJuan (James), James, Herman, Mark, Torriano, Tywan; great grandchildren Myranda, Sekena, Reggie, Stephon, Brandon, Teonte, Anaiya, Leila, Xyanna, Laphoenix, Marcus, Marquise, Shawnee, Emonie, Zoe, Herman, Tonisha, Nevaeh, Rakiyah, Talayah, Torriano; great-great grandchildren Nykeise, Naiah, Nyoami, Liberty, Ryan, Kadyn, Sahria, Mikenzee, Michaela, Dicyn, Denym; cherished last cousin Genive Woods as well as a host of nieces, nephews, family members, and dear friends.
Virginia Katherine Hicks Virginia Katherine Hicks was born on May 5th, 1930, in Russell County, VA to the late Elbert and Julie Wood. Virginia was preceded in death by her parents, husband Rural Hicks; sons Gregory and Herman; sisters Beatrice... View Obituary & Service Information
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