2010-06-17 / Obituaries


Marshall W. Hicks, 97, of Jackson died June 10, 2010 at his residence.

He was born Dec. 3, 1912. He was a native of Lower Peach Tree in Wilcox County. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Jackson. He was a founding member of the Jackson Rotary Club, Jackson Civitan Club, Mason and the Chickasaw Lodge. He was a charter member of NASCAR. He owned and operated Marshall's Shoe Store for 27 years in Jackson.

Survivors include one son, William H. "Bill" (Judy) Hicks, Roswell, GA; three daughters, Glenda W. (Wardell) Joye, Mobile, Judith W. (Larry) Quebedeaux, Citronelle, Vickie W. (Terry) Harrison, Jackson; four grandchildren; five greatgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by wives: Margaret Shamburger Hicks, Maurice Wheeler Hicks and one daughter, Ganga Wheeler.

The service was June 13 at 2 p.m. at Lathan Funeral Home Chapel in Jackson with William Harper officiating. Burial was in the Pine Hill Cemetery. An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.co m.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the St. Jude's Children Hospital in Memphis, TN.

Active pallbearers were Terry Harrison, Russell Harrison, Ryan Harrison, Douglas Atchison, Larry Quebedeaux and Billy Moseley.

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