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John Marion Hicks

May 16, 1927 December 20, 2016
John Marion Hicks
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Obituary for John Marion Hicks

John Marion Hicks, age 89, of 303 Sun Valley Dr., died at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center Tuesday, December 20, 2016. A native of Atlanta, he was born May 16, 1927, the son of the late Lennie and Lillian Hicks. Mr. Hicks served in the Navy during WWII on the USS Baltimore. He moved to Americus from Columbus in 1965. He was a member of First Baptist Church where he was a Deacon and a Sunday School Teacher. He served in the Kairos Prison Ministry and was a part of the Emmaus Group. He was a member of the R.O.M.E.O. lunch group. Mr. Hicks loved golfing, traveling to see his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren and he always had a humorous joke for every occasion.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 22, 2016, at 10:00 AM at First Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Parks and Rev. Rusty Mauldin officiating. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 PM at Park Hill Cemetery, 4161 Macon Rd, Columbus, GA 31907. The family will receive friends Wednesday, December 21, 2016 from 5:00 until 7:00 PM at Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Helen Hicks Memorial Fund in care of First Baptist Church of Americus, 221 S. Lee St., Americus, GA 31709.

Surviviors include four daughters, Marie Hicks Davis (Jim) of Appling, Susan Hicks Garbow of Grovetown, Beth Mushet (Jim) of Martinez and Joan Hicks Oliver of Conyers; ten grandchildren, Lindsay Canjea, Julie Newman, Suzie Beman, Jay Davis, Thomas Clower, Stacy Clower, Sean Singletary, Spencer Singletary, Matthew Oliver, Kristen Reach; and four great grandchildren, Alessa Clower, Hal, Bray and Knox Beman. He was preceded in death by his wife Helen Hicks, a daughter, Jean Hicks Clower and a brother, L.C. Hicks.
You may sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts and memories by visiting www.greghancockfuneralchapel.com.

Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

21

Dec

5:00 PM 12/21/2016 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 12/21/2016 7:00:00 PM
Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel

142 Southland Road
Americus, GA 31709

Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel
142 Southland Road Americus 31709 GA
United States

Service

Thursday

22

Dec

10:00 AM 12/22/2016 10:00:00 AM
First Baptist Church

221 S. Lee St.
Americus, GA 31709

First Baptist Church
221 S. Lee St. Americus 31709 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Park Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

4161 Macon Rd
Columbus, GA 31907

4161 Macon Rd Columbus 31907 GA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Helen Hicks Memorial Fund c/o First Baptist Church

221 S. Lee St.
Americus, GA 31709
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