July 22, 1940 - January 6, 2021
Maebelle Hicks, age 80, of Hampton, Tennessee went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Maebelle was born in Johnson County, Tennessee to the late Charles B. and Opal Tilley Ward. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. “Bud” Hicks; and a brother, Charles J. Ward. Maebelle retired from Inland Container Corporation after 44 years of service. She attended Hampton Free Will Baptist Church and enjoyed singing in the church, cooking and spending time with her beloved grandchildren. Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Greg Hicks and wife Rhonda, of Murfreesboro, TN; three grandchildren, Greyson Zane Hicks, Gregory “Little Bud” Hicks and Noah Ward Hicks; one great grandson, Morgan Hicks; a sister, Ruth Carden, of Hampton; and two brothers, Darrell Ward, of Butler and Carl Ward, of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive. A service to celebrate the life of Maebelle Hicks will be conducted at 1:00 PM on Saturday, January 9, 2021 in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Reverend Danny Osborne, officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM in the funeral home chapel, prior to the service on Saturday or at the residence at any time. The graveside service will follow in the Butler Memorial Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Little Bud Hicks, Zane Hicks, Noah Hicks and Jonathan Greenwell. Honorary pallbearers will be Bobby Collins, Jamie Ward, Dale Hicks, Kale Ward and Kevin Ward. Those who prefer memorial in lieu of flowers may make donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 in honor of Maebelle. Our staff is committed to taking care of our guests and families that we serve. Please understand we will be following the State’s COVID guidelines. We also ask all guests and family members attending visitations and services to please bring and wear a mask and practice social distancing. Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton is honored to serve the Hicks family. Office 423-542-2232, service information line, 423-543-4917.
Maebelle Hicks, age 80, of Hampton, Tennessee went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Maebelle was born in Johnson County, Tennessee to the late Charles B. and Opal Tilley Ward. In addition... View Obituary & Service Information
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