Rev. Jospeh G. Ricks



Rev. Joseph Gleede Ricks died on Tuesday, January 6, 2009.


Funeral Services will be held at 11 am on Saturday, January 10 at the Cottonwood United Methodist Church, 1069 110th Street, Wayland, IA 52654.  (All clergy attending are asked to robe and wear a white stole.)  Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 10 am.


Rev. Ricks served Sumner Union, Murphy; Cranston-Cairo; Alburnett-Lafayette-Alice; Seymour-Promise City and Mount Union-Wesley Chapel.  He retired in 1981.


Survivors include his son Joe of Richmond, IN and his daughter Lani Meader of Washington, IA.


Memorials may be sent to the Cottonwood Women’s Group or the Cottonwood Cemetery Association.


Bishop Trimble and the Cabinet – January 8, 2009