When Cleora Ezell was born on 3 March 1908, in Winona, Montgomery, Mississippi, United States, her father, Jackson Philip Ezell, was 64 and her mother, Louise Frances West, was 38. She married John Elton Hicks on 30 May 1926, in Grenada, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Sallis, Attala, Mississippi, United States in 1930 and Beat 2, Holmes, Mississippi, United States in 1940. She died on 18 December 1999, in Austin, Texas, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Forest Oaks Memorial Park, Travis, Texas, United States.
English: unexplained. The name was established in the Carolinas by the mid 18th century. In one branch of the family the name was changed to Israel ; this is a derivative, not the origin.