Barbara Ann Hicks


Barbara Ann Hicks

Barbara Ann Hicks , 81, of Decatur, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, at an Athens healthcare center. 

She was a daughter of the late Sterling and Minnie Brown and was retired from Polyform Inc. with more than 19 years of service.

She was preceded in death by her son, Steve Martin; and her daughter, Patricia Decker.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her husband of 44 years, Billy Hicks; her children: Junior Martin, Connie (Greg) Mikel, Karen Marcum, Alan Stanley, Timmy Powers and Michelle (Douglas) Pike; siblings: Donnie Brown, Jimmy Brown, Charles Brown, Billy Brown and JoAnn Moore; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, other extended family and a host of friends.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, in the Chapel of Bowers Funeral Home, Decatur, with the Rev. Mike Couch officiating.

Interment will follow in the Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Jason Crowder, Eddie Crowder, Rodney Wattson, Mark Taylor, Brett Carter and Ronnie Whitty will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends on today, Dec. 3, 2017, from 5 to 8 p.m.., at Bowers Funeral Home.

You may go to and sign the guest book and offer your condolences.


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