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Benjamin Franklin Hicks
(About 1839-After 1920)
Florence Almira Maxim
(About 1863-After 1930)
Robert M. Hicks


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Verna Fay Leadbetter

Robert M. Hicks 426

  • Born: 17 January 1905, South Paris, Oxford County, Maine 6884
  • Marriage: Verna Fay Leadbetter 15 May 1933 in Livermore Falls, Androscoggin County, Maine 426
  • Died: 6 November 1962, Norway, Oxford County, Maine at age 57 6885
  • Buried: After 6 November 1962, South Paris, Oxford County, Maine at Riverside Annex Cemetery


Lewiston Evening Journal
Lewiston, Maine
Tuesday, May 16, 1933
p. 3

Hicks - Leadbetter

LIVERMORE FALLS, May 16 (Special) -
Miss Verna Fay Leadbetter of Livermore Falls and Robert M. Hicks of South Paris were married at 7 o'clock Tuesday morning at the home of the officiating clergyman, Rev. F. Stewart Kinley, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Livermore Falls.

The attendants were the bride's father and mother and sister, Miss Rena Leadbetter. The bride wore a white suit and hat and carried sweet peas.

Mrs. Hicks is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Shirley F. Leadbetter of Livermore Falls. She was born in Leeds and graduate from the Livermore Falls high school in 1927, and three years later from Farmington Normal School. For the past three years, she has taught English at the South Parish Junior High School.

Mr. Hinks is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Hicks. He graduated from South Parish High School and attended the University of Maine for two years. He is a tree surgeon. The young couple will live in South Paris.

Lewiston Evening Journal
Lewiston, Maine
November 7, 1962
p. 2

Robert Hicks

Robert M. Hicks, 57, died late Tuesday afternoon at the Stephens Memorial Hospital shortly after being admitted.

He was born at South Paris, Jan. 17, 1905, son of Benjamin and Flora Maxim Hicks. He had always resided on Highland Avenue. He was a graduate of South Paris High School in the class of 1925. He married Verna Leadbetter May 15, 1953 [sic]. She died July 26, 1961. He was employed by the Portland Pipeline Co., at the Waterford Station for the past 20 years and was recently awarded a 20 year service pin. He served in World War II in the Seabees in the 97th and 108th Battalion. He was a member of Mt. Mica Lodge, IOOF.

He leaves two sons, John R., Gardiner; and Stephen, South Paris, a half sister, Maleen Hicks, Bradenton, Fla. and three grandchildren.


Lewiston Daily Sun
Lewiston, Maine
November 7, 1962
p. 2

Funeral Notice

At Norway, Nov. 6, 1962, Robert M. Hicks of South Paris. Funeral services will be held from the Raymond Funeral Home, Norway, Friday at 2 p.m. Interment Riverside Annex Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday and Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.


Robert married Verna Fay Leadbetter, daughter of Shirley Francis Leadbetter and Nellie B. Danforth, 15 May 1933 in Livermore Falls, Androscoggin County, Maine.426 (Verna Fay Leadbetter was born 26 October 1910 in Leeds, Androscoggin County, Maine,272,6882 died 26 July 1961 in Norway, Oxford County, Maine 6882,6883 and was buried after 26 July 1961 in South Paris, Oxford County, Maine at Riverside Annex Cemetery 6882.)

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