Rev. Kevin Roberts officiated at the services. Burial followed in the Starkie Thomas Cemetery in Trigg County.
Mrs. Ricks died on Wednesday, August 9, 2006, at 3:25 a.m., at Shady Lawn Nursing Center in Cadiz of natural causes.
Mrs. Ricks was born on October 10, 1923, in Cadiz. She was the daughter of the late Joe E. and Johnnie Thomas Martin.
Mrs. Ricks was retired from the Trigg County Board of Education with 41 years of service as a Secretary; and was a member of the Cadiz Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Charlene McDeuitt.
Survivors include a cousin, Charles Thomas of Cadiz; and friends, Montie Ray and Anna Redd of Cadiz.
Jan Oakley, pianist, provided the music.
Serving as pallbearers were Montie Ray Redd, Scott Sivills, Dale Ezell, Hulit Oliver, Dillmon Cunningham, and John Randolph.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cadiz Baptist Church, P.O. Box 606, Cadiz, KY 42211.