Today she is cancer-free and knows how beautiful Heaven must be.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Raymon Hicks; mother, Dora Katherine Wilkerson; father, Jasper Harrison Wilkerson; daughter, Denice Bigham; grandsons, Sam Hicks and Marc Cain; brothers, Jim Wilkerson, Clip Wilkerson, Ed Wilkerson; and sister, Annette Ingle.
She is survived by her daughters, Lavone “sis” Whitlow (Terry), Susan Key (Billy), Ranae Downey (Tim), Erica Allred and Kay Lawson; sons, Wayne Hicks (Denise), Allen Hicks, and Kenneth Hicks; honorary son, Steven Lindsey; sisters, Verdean Pugh, Ilean Griffin, Kathrin Moore, and Faye Edwards; brother-in-law, Clifford Ingle; grandchildren, Tammy Hicks Motes, Richard Hicks, Derrick Hicks,Leslie Hicks,Marty Everwein, Bobby Hicks, David Hicks,Mark hicks, Kim Knuckois, Jody Whitlow, Loucretia Whitlow Wiley, Meca Key, Kassi Hicks, Chasen Morris, Chance Morris, Courtney Morris, Kayla Morris, Chris Cain, Mike Cain, and a granddaughter on the way; great grandchildren, Ethan Guthrie, Ella Kate Motes, Dylan Motes, Nick Hicks, Ben Hicks, Breanna Hicks, Wesley Everwein, Julie Ann Hicks, Alyssa Hicks, Jacob Hicks, Annslee Hicks, Katie Whitlow, Trey Whitlow, Josh Whitlow, Brock Wiley, Bradee Wiley, Sam Wiley, Alexis Sprowes and Emalie Sprowes.
Pallbearers will be Steven Lindsey, Richard Hicks, Derrick Hicks, Jody Whitlow, Mark Hicks and David Hicks.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 384-9503