Evah Jean Gentry Hicks, 79, passed away peacefully in Clarkston, WA, on December 21, 2017, the longest night of the year. She left her tired, aged body to join loved ones anxiously awaiting her return to Heaven.

Born in Pomeroy, WA, in June 1938, the daughter of Raymond Ellsworth and Gertrude Doris Eberhardt Gentry. Married in Pomeroy, WA, in June 1957, to Royce Elbert Hicks of Wolf Creek, MT. Evah and Royce have six (6) children, twenty-four (24) grandchildren, and forty-four (44) great grandchildren.

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With BA and MS degrees from BYU, in addition to an agrarian Palouse upbringing, Evah excelled in Genealogy, Library Science, Gardening, Sewing, and Culinary Arts.

Burial will be beside Royce in the Fraser Cemetery on the Fraser Prairie above Greer, ID. A graveside service will be held when the weather and travel safety improve. In lieu of flowers, please, bring a yellow daffodil bulb or two to plant on her grave when you visit. Symbols of our hope in The Resurrection.

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