Iris HicksAugust 27, 1933 ~ July 15, 2017 (age 83)
Sheila Iris Hicks was born on August 27, 1933, in San Juan Bautista, California to Leo and Margaret Gleason. She was a resident of Manteca for the majority of her life, before moving to Victorville, CA in 2008 and finally to Florida in January 2017. Her final purpose was completed on July 15, 2017 at Brookdale Clermont where her life was a testimony of God’s love.
Her favorite things were being with family, going to church, singing, laughing, eating ice cream and drinking coffee.
Her husband and love of her life, Robert, and her daughter Diana, preceded Iris in death. She will be dearly missed by her family, which included her children: Sheila White and her husband, Lonnie; Robert Hicks and his wife, Monica; Laura Peck and her husband, Jeff; Melanie Holbrook and her husband, Darren; her grandchildren: Julie Haro (Robert), Brian White (Teresa), Robby Hicks (Rachel), Jeremy and Joshua Hicks, Michael Dawson (Morgan), Amber and Ryan Diekmann, Kristen Peck, Megan Bashore (Chris) and LCpl Derek Holbrook; her great-grandchildren: Bobby, Christian and Alexandra Haro, Taylor and Katie White, Lily Joy Hicks, Raelynn and Natalie Dawson, as well as many loving extended family and friends.
A celebration of Iris’ life will be at PL Fry & Son Funeral Home, 290 North Union Road in Manteca on Saturday, August 5th at 1pm, burial to follow at Parkview Cemetery. To honor Iris, please wear purple, her favorite color. Visitation will be held prior to her memorial from Noon to 1pm.