NEWTON Mary Walker Hicks, 88, of Newton, passed away Friday, June 7, 2019, at Abernethy Laurels in Newton. Born Dec. 15, 1930, in Neva, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Herbert Connie Walker and Lynnie Maxi Wright Walker and was a member of Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Newton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Harold Marshall Hicks; son, Steven Hicks; and granddaughter, Johna Howard. Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Eric Hicks and wife, Diana; daughter, Marsha Collins and husband, David; two brothers; two sisters; grandchildren, David Collins Jr., Jessica Sherrill and husband, Cameron, Nicole Hopper and husband, Cody; eight great-grandsons; one great-granddaughter; and numerous nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, June 10, at Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Robert Sain officiating. Burial will follow in Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 to 1:45 at the church, prior to the service. Condolences may be sent to the Hicks family at www.willisreynoldsfh.com . Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton is honored to serve the Hicks family.

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