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Obituary for Barbara Joan Turner Hicks

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Barbara Joan Turner Hicks

July 29, 1954 - March 9, 2016

Barbara Joan Turner Hicks passed away March 9, 2016 peacefully in her sleep.  She was born July 29, 1954 to Charles and Marjorie Turner in Grand Junction, Colorado.  Barbara graduated from Grand Junction High School.  She married Randall R. Hicks in Grand Junction Colorado on March 18, 1978.


Barbara was truly one of a kind.  Her ability to laugh and tease was like no other.  She knew how to make anyone feel better with a bible verse, a homemade item, or even a shopping trip.  Barbara loved with a fierce passion that is not comparable.


From her countless students to her beloved family, she was our lighthouse.  Her passion and dedication could not be argued and her competitive spirit could not be reckoned with.


Barbara flew away with Jesus before we were ready but as she always said, “don’t cry for my life, celebrate my freedom with Jesus.”  We thank you Barbara for giving us your whole heart.  Now it’s your turn to ride down the Kings highway.


Barbara is survived by her husband, Randy; children, Lanie (Josh) Holbrook, Todd, A.J. (Hilary) and three grandchildren, Anasten, Luke, Cardyn.


She is preceded in death by her mother and father; sisters, Janet, Laurie and Margaret.


Memorial Services will be held on Monday, March 14, 2016 at 5:00 pm at the Ogden Valley Community Church, 7390 East 200 South, Huntsville, Utah.


In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to Ogden Valley Church, PO Box 291, Huntsville, Utah, 84317 to be used towards the children’s ministry.


Arrangements under the direction of Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836 36th Street, Ogden, Utah..


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Date: Monday, March 14, 2016

Time: 5:00 pm -

Ogden Valley Community Church, 7390 East 200 South, Huntsville, Utah.


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Born: July 29, 1954
Died: March 9, 2016

Condolences for Barbara Joan Turner Hicks

Margy Sanders posted on 3/18/16

Lanie, I am so sorry to hear about your mother. I would have loved to attend her celebration of life but I heard the news too late. It is never easy to loose a loved one, especially a parent and such an unexpected event. I am praying for you and your family. May the Lord comfort you and your family during this adjustment and sorrowful time. Love Margy


Johanna Droubay posted on 3/16/16

Lanie, I am so, so sad to hear this news. I am thinking of you and your family and the fun times I had at your house growing up. Lots of love to you, Johanna


Mike Droubay posted on 3/16/16

Randy, Lanie and Todd. So sorry for your loss. Barbara was such a kind and gentle soul. Those were good days at Nordic. Mike Droubay and Family


Sue Dellos posted on 3/15/16

So sorry for your loss. I always appreciated her kind wors when someone was having a bad day!


Kristyne Rudolph posted on 3/14/16

Barbara was such a wonderful coworker. She always had an upbeat and positive attitude. Always helpful and encouraging. I send my love condolences to her family. -- Kristyne Rudolph


Jamie Peterson posted on 3/13/16

To the Hicks family, I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with Barbara at West Haven Elementary. I was a custodian and she was a preschool teacher. When I was applying for teaching jobs, Barbara pointed out a lot of skills I had that would help me as a teacher as I switched from being a custodian to being a teacher. Her words really uplifted and encouraged me to take that leap with confidence. She was such a kind friend and always had a smile or laugh to share with those around her. She will be missed very much.


JOHN foote posted on 3/13/16

Barbara was the best sister in law anyone could ask for. She was so caring and compassionate with our son when he was sick. Then she became a huge Denver Broncos fan just so she could talk football with him. Barbara was a good friend to our daughter and always kept in touch with her. She has been sending my wife almost daily prayers, and notes of love, They mean so much to Mona. One of my best memories was our families trips to Lake Powell on the houseboat. Our whole family will greatly miss Barbara, as she was a big part of our lives. With Love the Foote Family


Lauren posted on 3/13/16

Barbara was always so kind and so supportive of my business! She has been a loyal client for the past 4 years but in that time she more became a friend and someone I looked up to. She loved playing with my kids and shared her beautiful talent by crocheting them beautiful keepsakes for newborn pictures. I will always be so grateful for her kind and generous heart! I will truly miss cutting her hair and spending time with her! Sending much love to her family!