Harold “Rabbit” Wicks
Harold “Rabbit” Wicks, 94, Mt. Vernon, passed away at 4 p.m. 
Sunday, Aug. 19, 2007, at White Oak Rehabilitation and Health 
Care in Mt. Vernon. He was born in Mt. Vernon on May 8, 1913, 
the son of Nathan L. and Lois M. (Boston) Wicks. He married 
Aline Barva in June of 1947, in Mt. Vernon, and she preceded 
him in death on Jan. 21, 2007. 

Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mt. Vernon 
Memorial Gardens Chapel in Woodlawn with Chaplin Ernie Collins 
officiating. Interment will follow. Visitation will be from 12:30 
to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens Chapel. 

Harold is survived by a brother, Donald “Curly” Wicks of Mt. Vernon. 

His parents and wife preceded him in death. Arrangements have been 
entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 
or visit for further information and to 
send condolences.

Source: The Register-News, Mt. Vernon, IL
Date: August 20, 2007  
Submitted by Robert W. Loman

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