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Bethel Hicks

Bethel Hicks, age 100 of Sims, Arkansas and went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, June 2, 2018.

She was born January 12, 1918 to the late Thomas Houston Hicks and the late Melvina Willhite Hicks.  She was a teacher by profession.  Mrs. Hicks was the caretaker of the family.  It made her happy to make sure others had what they needed even if it meant her doing without.  She loved her family and church, being a member of the Pine Ridge Union Church.  In the past, when she was able, she would prepare Sunday dinner for the preacher.  She didn’t have any children or grandchildren of her own but was considered mother and grandmother to many. Mrs. Hicks was a loving Christian woman and will be dearly missed.

She is survived by many nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Melvina Hicks and her brothers and sisters Dora Howard, Kirby Hicks, George Hicks, Leona McBride, Gilbert Hicks, Wesley Hicks, Grace Chambers, Wilford Hicks, Glen Hicks and Clifford Hicks.

Funeral service were Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the Pine Ridge Union Church with Brother Randy Deramus officiating.  Interment followed in the Pine Ridge Cemetery under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.  Visitation was Tuesday morning at 9:00 a.m. before the service at the Pine Ridge Union Church.

Pallbearers will be Travis Quinn, Derek Quinn, Colton Milam, Clayton Milam, Rodney Milam and Marty Taylor.

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