Mr. Emmons Hicks, age 95, of 1817 Buncombe-Waco Rd., Waco, GA, passed away on January 28, 2013. Mr. Hicks was born on August 26, 1917 in Pocahontas, Arkansas to the late Otto and Mable Parsons Hicks. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille Hamilton Hicks; one sister; and three brothers.
Mr. Hicks was a foreman with Hoover Hanes. He enjoyed fishing, golf, horse and dog racing, card games, especially Rook and gardening. He was a true outdoorsman and was never one to be idle. He farmed in his younger years and loved and lived life to its very fullest.
He is survived by his daughters and son-in-law, Doris Hicks of Gardena, California and Glenda and Kevin Marshall of Knoxville, Tennessee; sons and daughter-in-law, Charles D. Hicks of Auburn, California, Donnis and Phyllis Hicks of South Haven, Michigan, Richard Hicks of Waco, and Michael Hicks of Waco; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
Funeral services were held February 1, 2013 at 1:00 PM from the chapel of Miller Funeral Home with Dr. Steve Davis officiating.
Interment followed in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Bremen.