Mr. John Fletcher Hicks, 70 E. Street, Fellows passed away yesterday afternoon at his home. He was born in Augusta, Arkansas, on October 12, 1888. The family had resided on the West Side the past 16 years. Mr. Hicks is survived by his widow, Ethel M. Hicks of the Fellows address; five sons, Harold Hicks who is stationed with the Navy in El Monte, William Hicks and John Hicks both of Taft, and Paul Hicks and Charles Hicks both of Fellows. Ten grandchildren survive also and other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday September 21, at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Erickson and Brown Funeral Home. Reverend Joseph W. Bruneri minister of the first Baptist Church will officiate. Interment will be in West Side District Cemetery.