Obituary: Linda Aileen (Conley) Hicks (Aug. 25, 1938 - Dec. 7, 2012)

By Submitted December 19, 2012 03:32 pm

  Linda Conley Hicks was the daughter of Theodore James Conley and Ruth Kent Conley of Newark, Ohio. After graduation from high school, she trained in cosmetology and court stenography; later she earned a degree from the College of Redwoods. In 1958 she married Roger Daily and they moved to Southern California. In 1962 they had a son, David Roger Daily. That marriage ended in divorce. Linda pursued careers as a hair stylist and court stenographer. She married Leslie Hicks in 1976 and they moved to Crescent City; they owned and operated the Bayside Marina. In 1984 she was blessed with the birth of her grandson Ryan Penna-Daily. Linda and Les retired to Las Cruces, N.M., in 2002, where she enjoyed jogging, hiking, and skiing. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, grandson, and sister Barbara Starr.

In addition to her devoted son David of Crescent City, Linda is mourned by her sisters, Sheila Tompos and husband William, Carol Evans and husband Timothy; nephews Stephen Tompos and wife Lori, Shannon Starr, Trevor Starr and friend Isis Kress, Justin Starr and wife Jennifer; grand nieces Laurel, Stephenie and Lily Ann Tompos.

Linda is to be cremated and her ashes buried with her grandson at the Crescent City Veterans Cemetery. 

— Submitted by Family