Lillie Pauline Brewer Hicks


Lillie Pauline Brewer Hicks, 82, of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, in local healthcare facility. She was of the Baptist faith.

She was the daughter of the late Thomas J. Brewer and Lora Morris Brewer; and was also preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Lloyd Hicks; two brothers, Earl Brewer and John Brewer; and sister, Viola Brewer.

She is survived by her children, Curtis Hicks and wife, Wilma, of Cleveland and Gail McClure and husband, Rex, of Cleveland; three grandchildren, Pamela Smith and husband, Jason, Maria Rayfield and husband, Matt, and Curtis Ray Hicks and wife, Rochelle, all of Cleveland; great-granddaughter, Cheyanne Hedges of Cleveland; and siblings, Minnie Brewer and James Brewer, both of Cleveland.

The funeralĀ  will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, West Cleveland Baptist Church, with the Rev. David Disney and the Rev. Matt Ward officiating.

Interment will follow in Boanerges Cemetery with Curtis Ray Hicks, Rochelle Hicks, Matt Rayfield, Dickie Painter, Ralph Chase and Doyle Hawkins serving as pallbearers. A white dove release ceremony, and the playing of bagpipes, will conclude the service.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. on today at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Hicks family guestbook at


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