Dorothy Cecile Hicks, age 81, passed away May 23, 2023. She was a 1959 graduate of Chatom High School and furthered her education at Livingston College (now known as the University of West Alabama) where she received a degree in Education. She worked over 30 years teaching in the Greene County School District, Elementary Education with a focus in Math. She was a faithful member of First Baptist Church of Leakesville where she taught Sunday School for many years. She was also a member of the Three Arts Club and greatly enjoyed traveling. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She will be dearly missed.
She is preceded in death by her husband, William Ralph Hicks, Sr.; parents, Jerry Willis Taylor and Mary Virginia Turner Taylor; brother, Noel Samuel Taylor.
Those left to cherish her memory include her son, William Ralph (Shelly) Hicks, Jr.; grandsons, William Ralph Hicks, III and Samuel Staff Hicks; sisters, Nettie Jewel (Donald) Silva and Mary Virginia (Edward) Benton; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
The Visitation for Dorothy Hicks will be Friday, May 26, 2023 at First Baptist Church of Leakesville from 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM. The Funeral Service will begin at 12:00 PM in the church sanctuary with Bro. Richard Stillwell officiating. Burial will follow in Hicks Family Cemetery. Pallbearers include Robert Hicks, Scott Hicks, Rudolph Hicks, Russell Evans, David Smith and Hal Rounsaville.
Moments Funeral Home, locally owned and operated, is honored to be in charge of arrangements.
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