Albert Thomas Hicks

Published 8:26 am Thursday, August 25, 2016

Albert Thomas Hicks, 87, of Jonesborough, passed away Tuesday, August 23, 2016, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center.
A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Charles Garfield and Ida Ellis Hicks. He had lived in Jonesborough for the past 45 years.
Albert served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was a retired welder and was a member of Local 538 Plumbers & Fitters Union, Johnson City. He was a member of Cherokee Baptist Church where he previously had served as Trustee and served on the Cemetery Committee. His hobbies were woodworking and farming.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Florence Jennings and Pauline Elliott, and a brother, James Hicks.
Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Sue Miller Hicks; a sister and brother-in-law, Bonnie and Harold Stout, Elizabethton; two brothers, Bobby Jack Hicks, Hampton, and Harold Hicks, Elizabethton; and several nieces and nephews that he was a like a father to.
Funeral services for Albert Thomas Hicks will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, August 26, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Scott Fisher, minister, and the Rev. Dwight Hobbs officiating. Music will be provided by Ray Don Markland. The entombment service will be conducted at noon Saturday, August 27, in the Mausoleum of Peace at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 11:20 a.m. Saturday, will be Larry Proffitt, Hershel Scalf, Hammond Stiffey, Mike Blevins, Ronnie Arthur, Harry Ford, Dewayne Hensley and Howard Buchanan. Honorary pallbearers will be Danny Bacon, Kyle Earp, Bill Hicks, Joe Delaney, Harold Stout, Jimmy Booth, Tim Broyles and Johnny Slagle. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cherokee Cemetery Fund, c/o Geraldine Greenwell, 507 Meadowbrook Avenue, Jonesborough, TN 37659 or the Emmert Cemetery, c/o Joe Carr, 174 Mays Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may visit with the family at his residence or the residence of his sister, Bonnie Stout, 300 Allen Avenue, Elizabethton. Military Honors will be provided by the Carter County Honor Guard. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 11:20 a.m. Saturday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website at
Memorial Funeral Chapel, 212 N. Main Street, Elizabethton, is serving the Hicks family.

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