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Nekevia Nicole "Kiki" Hicks

Nekevia Nicole Nekevia Nicole “Kiki” Hicks, age 31, died on Monday August 20, 2018 at her residence in Manhattan following a brief illness.

She was born on March 16, 1987 in Greenwood, Mississippi, the daughter of Freddie Hicks and Dynetta Elaine (Harris) Gore. She graduated from Manhattan High in 2005 and later earned her degree from Highland Community College. She most recently worked for GTM Sportswear, Manhattan.

Kiki loved hanging out with her friends and always being on the go. She was known for having a way with words and could usually defend either side. She was truly all about her family and was proud to be a daddy’s girl and a wonderful mother to her daughter: Takhia LaTae.

Survivors include her father Freddie Hicks and his wife: Vegina of Manhattan; her mother: Dynetta Elaine Gore of Manhattan; her beloved daughter: Takhia LaTae of Manhattan; four brothers: LaMarcus and LaMario Hicks, both of Manhattan, David Gaskins of Raleigh, NC and Richard Gaskins of Wauwatosa, WI; two sisters: CaTera Christie of Montgomery, AL and Yolanda Greene of Knightdale, NC. She is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and countless friends.

Funeral Services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday August 28, 2018 at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas. Burial will follow in the Sunrise Cemetery, Manhattan.

Friends may greet the family from 9:00 a.m. until service time on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Nekevia “Kiki” Hicks memorial fund in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.

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