Viola F. Hicks of Bedford passed away early Tuesday morning at Stonebridge Health Campus in Bedford at the age of 91.
Born in 1917 in Petersburg to Louie and Oma Traylor, Viola worked at Woolworth’s and J.C. Penney and was a veteran of the Navy and member of New Union Christian Church.
She is survived by her sons Robert Jr., James, Joe and Timothy, brothers Robert and Donald, sisters Norma and Marjorie, 9 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Robert, son Gary and one grandson.
Services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 1:00pm at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford with burial to follow at New Union Christian Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be held today from 4:00 until 8:00pm at Ferguson-Lee.