Clarence D. Hicks

Published 4:27 pm Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Clarence D. Hicks, 73, of Elizabethton, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, August 30, 2016, at Roan Highlands Nursing Center. Clarence was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Joseph Hicks and Rosie Odom Hicks. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Joshua Shipman.
Clarence had worked as a Radiation Monitor at Nuclear Fuels in Erwin. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was a member of Zion Baptist Church.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Sandra Hicks, of the home; two sons, Brad Hicks and Robbie Hicks, both of Elizabethton; one daughter, Mary Lynn Shipman and her husband Glen, Zirconia, N.C.; seven grandchildren, Amber Murphy and her husband Josh, Austin Hicks, Jasmine, Lilly, Mason, Brody and Kashe; two great-grandchildren, Paislee Murphy and Raeden Murphy; and four siblings, Frank Hicks, Birdie Hicks Odem, Mac Hicks and David Homer Hicks. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
The family will be organizing a memorial service to honor the life of Clarence Hicks at Zion Baptist Church. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Roan Highlands Nursing Center for the excellent care they provided to Clarence. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting and signing the guest book.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is serving the Hicks family. Office: (423) 542-2232. Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917.

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