March 8, 1928 – June 22, 2018

Rose Mary Hickox, age 90, of Yale, IL passed away at 12:02 pmon Friday, June 22, 2018 at her home with her family by her side.

Funeral Services were conducted on Monday, June 25, 2018 at Casey United Methodist Church with Brother Boyd Sellers, Michael Hickox and Dusty Hickox officiating. Burial followed in the Walnut Cemetery, rural Casey, IL. Memorial donations may be made to Cure Childhood Cancer Organization www.curechildhoodcancer.org or Brain Trauma Organization www.braintraume.org. To view the full obituary, send condolence message, light a candle or post photos, visit www.markwellfuneralhome.com. Markwell Funeral Home of Casey, IL is in charge of the arrangements.

Rose Mary was born on March 8, 1928, in Jasper County, IL, the daughter of Harry Harlen Snearley and Blanche Clark Snearley. She married Rex Hickox on November 10, 1946, in Jasper County, IL; they shared over 71 years of marriage. Rose Mary was a member of the Walnut Chapel Church of Christ. Her life was spent enjoying farm life and nurturing her children and grandchildren.

She was the mother of 5 sons and 3 daughters: Ilene (Carroll) Stinson, Anita (Rick) Wattleworth, Don (Jeanette) Hickox, Dale (Dixie) Hickox, David (Jan) Hickox, Darrel (Linda) Hickox, Rowena Warren, and Danny (Monica) Hickox; 23 grandchildren and the 50th great-grandchild will be arriving in July.

She was preceded in death by her parents, sister and brother-in-law, Colleen and Hap Miller, granddaughter, Katie Stinson and son-in-law, Tony Warren.