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Violet Wilma (St. John) Hicks
July 14, 1927 ~ July 16, 2023 (age 96) 96 Years Old
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Violet Wilma Hicks, 96, departed this life on Sunday, July 16, 2023. She was born on July 14, 1927 in the Iconium Community of Cannon County, Tennessee to J.B. and Rilla (Woods) St. John.
She is survived by her children, Oran (Betty) Hicks and Mickie Tucker of Woodbury; grandchildren, Kellie (Henry) Walia of Elk Grove, California, Lee (Kelly) Hicks of Bradyville, Amy (Bryan) Dement of Lascassas, and Ken (Brittany) Tucker of Murfreesboro. She is also survived by 9 great grandchildren; Ashlyn (Jaie) Cheung, Autumn (Chris) Todd, Aasha, Saylor and Shyla Walia, Ava and Davy Hicks, Sawyer and Grayson Tucker; and one great-great-grandchild, River Todd.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Vestle St. John, Austin St. John, Louise Higgins and Luree Holland.
She began her working career in Oak Ridge, Tennessee in 1945. After three years, she returned to Cannon County and was employed by Colonial Corp. and Cummins Sign Company. Her hobbies were making quilts that have become treasures for her family and making “sweet treats” for everyone she knew.
She was a member of the Iconium Church of Christ.
Visitation will be Wednesday, July 19, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. with funeral services at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Norman Pelham officiating. Interment will follow in the Iconium Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Iconium Cemetery Trust Fund.
Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or to leave condolences and memories for her family, please visit www.woodburyfuneralhome.net