|Birth: ||Nov. 13, 1921, USA|
|Death: ||Sep. 10, 2011|
Annie Marie McLemore Hicks went to be with her Savior on Saturday September 10, 2011. She was surrounded by her family who loved her dearly and will miss her greatly.
Funeral Services will be 10am Tuesday September 13, 2011 at Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home in Jasper, Texas.
Burial to follow at Zion Hill Cemetery.
A lifelong Jasper resident, Marie was born on November 13, 1921 to Ivy A. and Kate McLemore. She was one of nine children having six brothers and two sisters.
She married S.C. (Ted) Hicks on November 20, 1937. Marie and Ted were married for 66 years. Marie was a homemaker in her early years, later attending Piney Woods Business College and working for E.P. Hughes as a legal secretary. Her interest in land and knowledge of the Jasper area led her to become a realtor. She served thirty years in the Real Estate Industry, the last fifteen years as a partner with John Lanier in Lanier Hicks Real Estate of Jasper. She served as President of the Deep East Texas Board of Realtors, was an active member of the Newcomers Club and Director of The Jasper Chamber of Commerce. She was a member of the Zion Hill Baptist Church.
She and Ted developed a herd of cattle after retirement on the Sims, McLemore owned land in the Springhill Community of Jasper. She loved to travel, create art, quilting and tending to her farm and cows. Most of all she loved her Lord and was strong in her faith in God, her family, the Jasper area and it's people.
She is survived by her two daughters, Elizabeth Hicks Thomas and husband Robert Earl of Jasper and Janette Hicks Clark and husband Jerry of Buna, two brothers, John D. McLemore and Dr. Bobbie F. McLemore, four grandchildren, Todd Thomas and wife Bridget of Houston, Jerilyn Walters and husband Todd of Buna, Tedd Thomas of Brookeland and Joel Clark and wife Jo Della of Buna, six great grandchildren Erin Thomas, Elise Thomas, Jacob Clark, Jessi Clark, Joseph Clark and Hannah Walters. She is also survived by numerous other family and friends.
Marie was preceded in death by her parents, her husband S.C. (Ted) Hicks, four brothers Tommie, J.W., Earl and Hoy McLemore, two sisters Irma Brauniger and Elsie Gilley.
Ivy A McLemore (1888 - 1980)
Kate E McLemore (1893 - 1978)
Samuel 'Ted' Clayton Hicks (1918 - 2004)
Harvol Hoy McLemore (1913 - 1996)*
James Walker McLemore (1919 - 2000)*
Annie Marie McLemore Hicks (1921 - 2011)
Zion Hill Cemetery
Created by: Bettie
Record added: Sep 12, 2011
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