Belinda Faye Hicks Bethel, 56, of Harrisburg, IL, died Friday, May 13, 2016 at Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado.
She was married to Joe Hicks for 20 years and they share two children together. She shared a loving friendship with Eugene Bethel and his family who supported her through her battle with cancer.
Survivors include her mother, Lela Hester of Harrisburg; two children, Justin (Caitlyn) Hicks of Harrisburg and Krista Hicks of Harrisburg; grandchildren, Donny Hicks, Lydia Hicks, Jimmy Hicks, Justin Hicks, Jr., Arin Hicks, Ciara Hicks, Brendan Hicks, Jaxon and Jase Hohimer and Devon Hanson; three brothers, Robert (Angela) Mallady of St. Martinsville, LA, Bart (Dana) Mallady of Harrisburg and Brian (Tonja) Hester of Harrisburg.
Belinda was preceded in death by her father, Martin Mallady and step-father, Chuck Hester.
Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 18, at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. Rev. Harold Miller officiated.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society and envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family at .