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May 19, 1939 – July 31, 2020

Pastor Mary Hicks, age 81, of Buffalo and formerly of Hobbs, New Mexico passed away on Friday, July 31, 2020 at Park View Care Center.

She was born on May 19, 1939 in Racine, Wisconsin the daughter of Salvatore & Josephine (Maglio) Farina.

On November 28, 1959, Mary Farina and William L. Hicks were joined in holy marriage. God blessed their marriage with two children.

Mrs. Hicks loved being a Pastor and formerly taught children’s classes at church.   Mary was also a nurse for over forty years.

She loved her family!

Survived by her children: Pastor Bill (Julie) Hicks of Buffalo and Jennelle (Paul) Taylor of Mound; grandchildren: Hannah, Caleb (Alyssa), Abigail (Jacob) Lancaster, Michaiah and Chloe Hicks, Erica (Steven) Ellis and Kody Taylor; great grandchildren: Haven, Piper, Peyton and Harlen Ellis; brothers: Charles, John and Rocco Farina; many other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by her husband William L. Hicks, her parents, three brothers Tony, Sam Jr. and Lawrence and by a sister Prudence.

Funeral services for Pastor Mary Hicks will be held on Wednesday, August 5th at 11:00 A.M. at The Buffalo Community Assembly of God Church. Interment Swedish Mission Cemetery.  Pastor Bill Hicks will officiate.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday August 5th one hour prior to services at the church.

Casket Bearers will be Caleb Hicks, Jacob Lancaster, Steven Ellis, Kody Taylor, Ron Farina and Tory Farina.

The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo is serving the family.   Online condolences may be made to

1 Guestbook Entry

  1. Robert Cook

    Bill and Julie, I am sad to Hear of Mary’s passing. You are in my thoughts during this hard time. Daddy Bob


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