Willie Lee Hicks
Willie Lee Hicks, 87, of Little Rock, died Thursday, June 19,
2003. He was born in Lonoke, on February 25, 1916 to Jessie and Joe Anna
Mr. Hicks worked from 1936 to 1950 for the S.P. Stiles
family, who owned a cotton plantation in Scott, AR. From 1950 to 1981 he worked
for Crow Burlingame Company and the Crow and the Lord families. From 1981 until
his death he was employed in the care of the Robert Lord and Fletcher Lord, Jr.
families. Mr. Hicks was a loyal, caring and serving person, who will be missed
by all, who knew him.
He is survived by a special friend, Rose Scott and several
Funeral graveside service will be held on Wednesday, June 25,
at 12 noon at Roselawn Memorial Park, 2801 Asher Avenue, Little Rock, with the
Rev. George Parker officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Arkansas
Hospice. Cremation arrangements are by Ruebel
YOU HAVE FOUGHT A GOOD FIGHT...YOU HAVE KEPT THE
FAITH...... AND NOW, TAKE YOUR REST. WE WILL GREATLY MISS YOU. OUR LOST IS
HEAVEN'S GAIN. REST IN PEACE, DEC. HICKS.
Cleophus Montgomery, Sr.
Deacon - Oak Grove Baptist Church
- FOR THE RACE IS NOT GIVEN TO THE SWIFT NOR TO THE STRONG; BUT TO THE ONE
THAT ENDURETH UNTIL THE END. WELL DONE, THOU GOOD AND FAITHFUL SERVANT. YOU
HAVE BEEN RULER OF A FEW THINGS, COME ON UP HIGHER - I WILL MAKE YOU RULER
OVER MANY. REST ON...
Rev. & Mrs. James E. Hayes
Pastor, Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church
Little Rock, Arkansas
- AS YOU SANG SO OFTEN, "BEFORE THIS TIME ANOTHER YEAR, I MAY BE DEAD
AND GONE. BEFORE I GO, I WILL LET YOU KNOW WHAT WILL BECOME OF ME. MY BODY
WRAPPED UP IN THE CLAY, MY SOUL WILL GO MARCHING HOME." MARCH ON DEACON
HICKS....SOON, WE WILL SEE YOUR SMILING FACE. WE THANK GOD FOR YOUR LIFE AND
Rev. Darrell L. Montgomery
Pastor, Second Baptist Church, England, Arkansas
North Little Rock, Arkansas
Mr. Hicks will be miss by all of his friends. Especially all of the members
of Oak Grove church, where he was a faithful member until his health would no
longer aloud him to attend church. But his heart was always there. He was a
good friend of the Montgomery and Adams family. We will miss you, but God
said that it was time for you to take a rest.
Little Rock, Arkansas
We'll miss you old friend, Mark, Todd, Jim and Andy-Lou