Mary Lucille Hicken, 97, of Gillespie, died at St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield on Friday, September 11, 2020, at 7:25 p.m. She was born on January 6, 1923, in Gillespie to Asa Keck and Grace (Smith) Keck. She married Neal Hicken. He preceded her in death on April 7, 1991. She was a bookkeeper.
She is survived by her children, Curt (Jeanie) Hicken of Gillespie and Kathleen (Dennis) Tarro of Gillespie; grandchildren, Constance Ruffini of Highland, Curtis Hicken Jr. of Miami, FL, Michael Moseley of Springfield, Jana Richey of Springfield, Jason Boehmke of Hubbard, TX, Josh Boehmke of Livingston, Mikayla Tarro of San Diego, CA, and Miranda Tarro of Edwardsville; 14 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Dorothy Neathery of Tucson, AZ and Alma Stoutamoyer of Morrison, IL; and several nieces and nephews.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents and spouse.
Private services will be held. Memorials are suggested to United Methodist Church. Kravanya Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.