Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


June 23, 2014

Melinda L. Gwinn - 1949-2014

FLATWOODS — Melinda L. Gwinn, 65, of Flatwoods, died Sunday, June 22, 2014, in Bartlett, Ill., after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s.

She was born June 22, 1949, in Ashland.

Melinda enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family and friends.

She was the beloved mom of Lisa (Kevin) Newton; the loving “G” of Cade; the cherished daughter of the late John and Orie (nee Holland) Hicks; and the dear sister of Danny Hicks, Sandra Akers, Pamela Thompson and Randall, Ronald and Rick Hicks.

Cremation and arrangements were handled by Countryside Funeral Home and Crematory, 950 S. Bartlett Road, Bartlett.

A memorial service and inurnment will be in Kentucky at a later date.

Memorials may be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association at alz.org.

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