Mrs. Hazel (Genchan) Hicks
of Seattle, Washington,
passed Saturday, August 20, 1988 in Portland, Oregon. Mrs. Hicks was one of 17 children born to Francis and Otto Edward Genchan in Saratoga, Arkansas. She accepted god's saving Grace at an early age in the United Methodist Church.
She lived in Kansas City, KS and was a member of Mason Memorial United Methodist Church. After becoming a resident of Seattle, she united with the First A.M.E. Church, where she served as a Trustee and Stewardess. Her favorite witness was, "I know I am a Christian." She owned the Cliff Manor Nursing Home in Spokane, WA for many years, and owned two apartment complexes in Seattle, the Hazel Plaza l & ll. Mrs. Hicks loved traveling and had visited the Holy Land, London, France, many Islands, Hawaii and many places in the United States. She loved and enjoyed people.
Her loved ones are: two brothers and five sisters, Alvin Genchan of Saratoga, AR and John L. Genchan of Kansas City, KS, Jessie Greene of Wichita, KS; six nieces, Maiselle Riley, Jackie Genchan Owens, Cheryl Harvey, Jan M. Townsend and Betty Townsend of Kansas City, KS and Jonetta Carroll of NJ; five nephews, Ellis Greene and John W. Greene of Kansas City, MO, Charles Greene and Lucious H.Townsend ll of Kansas City, KS and Cordell Jones of Austin, TX; first cousin Eva Greene of Detroit, MI; 11 great-nephews, 10 great-nieces,other relatives and friends.
“I would like to be remembered as one who cared, and one that shared, striving to remember we are our brother’s keeper.”
---Mrs. Hazel Hicks
Chapel Hill Cemetery
Kansas City, Kansas