Patricia Kay ‘Penny’ Hicks


Patricia Kay “Penny” Hicks, 65, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at Christina House in Franklin. She was a resident of Franklin.

She was born Jan. 21, 1949, to Ora Harold and Betty Hicks in Franklin. 

Penny was a truck driver for Hoosier Air. She enjoyed singing, dancing and driving semitrailer trucks and loved spending time with her family.

She is survived by her mother, Betty Hicks of Franklin; two daughters, Michelle Lynne Daily of Greenwood and Melissa Anne (Donald Gene) Miller of Whiteland; two sisters, Debbie Reguli (Rick) Sharp of Morgantown and Ora Ann (Mark) Hicks-Raley of Franklin; a brother, Harold Eugene (Yvette) Hicks of Naples, Florida; and four grandchildren, Amanda Kaylynn Daily, Megan Anne Cunningham, Evan Gene Miller and Logan Douglas Cobb.

She was preceded in death by her father, Ora Harold Hicks.

A funeral service will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Jessen Funeral Home Whiteland Chapel, 729 U.S. 31 North. Visitation will be from 1:30 p.m. until service time Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.