September 2, 1933 - March 21, 2021
March 21, 2021 – Today we mourn the passing of Olether 'Auntie O' Hicks, 87, of Madison, Georgia. She was the youngest daughter of the late Zollie Lee and Gertrude Atkins Hicks. Olether was born on September 2, 1933 in Newport News, Virginia and was preceded in death by her siblings, Mabel Puryear, Betty Hicks, Bennie Hicks, Curnice Sills, Rosa Wills and Leroy Hicks. She was a graduate of Huntington High School in Newport News. Olether moved from Virginia to Brooklyn, New York in her younger years where she worked as a foreman for Ideal Tubular Factory, later transitioning to the fashion industry as a supervisor in the Jordache Jean Factory in Manhattan, NY. In 1993, Olether returned to her southern roots making Atlanta, Georgia area her home. Olether was an active member of her senior center community and was well liked by her peers. Affectionally known as Auntie by her many nieces and nephews, she always maintained a smile and quick wit. Her favorite activities included reading, playing cards, playing keno, writing poetry and playing the lottery. Rarely did she fail to give her opinion but always tempered it with love and wisdom. Auntie O had no children but leaves to cherish fond memories a special niece and caregiver Margaret Washington (Sonny), a foster sister, Laverne Brown, a sister in-law Kim L. Hicks and a host of other nieces and nephews. Though she will be clearly missed the impact she has made on the lives of family and friends alike will never fade. Visitation will be held Friday, March 26, 2021 at Scot Ward Funeral Services from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM; interment will follow at Green Meadow Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be submitted on-line at www.scotward.com. Scot Ward Funeral Services, 699 American Legion Road, Conyers, GA 30012, 770-483-7216.
March 21, 2021 – Today we mourn the passing of Olether 'Auntie O' Hicks, 87, of Madison, Georgia. She was the youngest daughter of the late Zollie Lee and Gertrude Atkins Hicks. Olether was born on September 2, 1933 in Newport News,... View Obituary & Service Information
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