Mrs. Hassie Lewis Hicks, 96, of West Jefferson, N.C., passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 15, 2018, at Ashe Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Hicks was born on November 13, 1922, in Ashe County, N.C., on Roundabout Road.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Hilton and Cisco Lewis. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ganes Hicks; and eleven brothers and sisters.
Mrs. Hicks was a member of Warrensville Baptist Church. She enjoyed quilting, working puzzles, and gardening. She adored all of her babies and devoted her life to them. She ate dessert first, brought joy to her family and friends with her sweet smile and amused everyone with her quick wit. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
Mrs. Hicks is survived by one son, Wayne Hicks and wife, Jane, of Welch, WV; and two daughters, Sue Hicks of Abingdon, VA and Cheryl Hicks of West Jefferson, N.C.
She is also survived by four grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews, and many loving friends who will all miss her dearly.
The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m., on Thursday, December 20, 2018, at Warrensville Baptist Church. A Celebration of Life will follow at 2 p.m., with the Reverend Wade Huntsinger officiating. Burial will follow at Ashelawn Memorial Gardens.
Flowers will be appreciated and/or memorials may be made to Ashe Really Cares, PO Box 850, Jefferson, NC 28640 or to Medi Home Hospice, PO Box 421, Jefferson, NC 28640.
Words of comfort and remembrance may be viewed or sent to the family through our website at www.ashelawn.com
Ashelawn Memorial Chapel & Gardens was entrusted with Mrs. Hicks arrangements.