Nicole Lynn Klasing Hicks of Nashville departed this life in Nashville on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 3:23 P.M. She had attained the age of 36 years, 6 months and 15 days.
Nicole was born in Nashville on March 10, 1980 the daughter of Keith and Ginnie (nee Bergmire) Klasing. Nicole served in the United States Army from February of 2000 until October of 2004, having attained the rank of Corporal. She was united in marriage to Justin Hicks in Leesville, LA on July 15, 2000 and he survives her passing.
Nicole was a homemaker and a loving and dedicated mother. She also worked as a housekeeper. She attended St. Paul United Church of Christ in Nashville. She was a member of American Legion Post 110 in Nashville where she served on the Honor Guard. Nicole enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid deer hunter. She also liked doing arts and crafts, especially candle making and tie dye. She was an avid Elvis Presley fan and had visited Graceland many times. Most of all she loved taking care of and raising her children.
Left to mourn her passing is her husband, Justin Hicks and her three children, Amy, Wyatt and Tyler Hicks all of Nashville; her parents, Keith and Ginnie Klasing of Venedy; a sister, Jamie Shearer and husband Daniel of Clarksville, Tenn.; a brother, Keith Klasing of Venedy; paternal grandmother, Fern Klasing of Okawville; mother-in-law, Deb Hale and husband Doug of Nashville; father-in-law, Rick Hicks of Oakdale, two brothers-in-law, Jordan Hicks of Nashville, Tenn., and Chapen Miller and wife Dawn of Collinsville; a niece, Faith Shearer; three nephews, Presley Shearer, Christopher Klasing and Chandler Miller; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins as well as a host of friends.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Katherine Klasing; paternal grandfather, Ralph Klasing Jr., maternal grandparents, Robert and Patricia Bergmire; and a brother-in-law, Seth Hicks.
Funeral service were held from the St. Paul United Church of Christ (White Church) in rural Okawville on Friday, September 30, 2016 at 11 A.M. with Pastor Beverly Kahle and Pastor Kimberly Stryjak officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Military graveside rites accorded by American Legion Post #110 of Nashville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family of Nicole Hicks and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.
Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.