Anderson – Julia Helen Hayes Hicks, 88, of 2613 Lane Avenue, widow of Hugh William Hicks, passed away Saturday, April 16, 2016.
Born January 12, 1928 in Boone, NC, she was the daughter of the late George H. and Rosa Coffey Hayes. Julia was a retired telephone operator with Southern Bell with 30 years of service. She was of the Episcopal faith.
Surviving are her son, Wayne “Butch” Hicks and his wife, Wanda of Anderson; grandson, Jeremy Kyah Hicks; great grandson, Ashton Hicks and brother, Howell Hayes of Boone, NC. She also was survived by grandchildren of the heart, Heather Grigg, Chris Scoggins, Nicole Simpson, Drayton Epps, Anna Epps and Kayla Massey. She was preceded in death by ten brothers and sisters.
A graveside service will be held at 1pm Tuesday, April 19, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park with Father Jack Hardaway officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.
The family is at the residence.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Autism Speaks at www.autismspeaks.org
Sullivan-King Mortuary www.sullivanking.com