Myrtie Aleene Hicks, 92, of Badin, passed away Thursday, January 13, 2022 at Woodhaven Court Assisted Living Facility.
She was born May 29, 1929 in Rowan County, NC to the late E.D. Crook and the late Myrtie Carter Crook.
She was also preceded in death by her loving husband of 68 years, Joe G. Hicks, as well as brothers Hubert Crook, Tommy Crook, and grandson-in-law Gregg Mahaffey.
She was a homemaker most of her life, with short careers at Federal Pacific Electric and Barringer's Fabric Shop. Most of her time was spent pampering her husband, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She was a life long member of Badin Baptist Church where she served in many positions.
Due to Covid protocol and colder weather, there will be a brief graveside service on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at 1:00 pm at Stanly Gardens of Memory 2001 East Main St., Albemarle, NC.
Survivors include daughter, Brenda Humphries (Wallace); son, Joey Hicks (Cheryl); grandchildren, Jenny Bellini (Frank), Kim Mahaffey, Cam Humphries, Ken Humphries (Janet); and great-grandchildren, Atticus Humphries, Christian Aldridge (fiancée Erin Lewis), Frank W. Bellini, Rose Bellini, and Mike Mahaffey (Misty).
In Lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Community Homecare and Hospice of Troy, 1024 Albemarle Rd., Suite 904, Troy, NC 27371, or Badin Fire Department, P. O. Box 1450, Badin, NC 28009-1450. The family wishes to express their utmost thanks and admiration to both of these organizations.
Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Hicks family.
Online condolences may be made at www.hartsellfh.com
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