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Dorothy Jones Hicks


Dorothy Jones Hicks, 68, passed away Friday, August 28, 2020 at her home.

A native of Granville County, she was the daughter of the late Alfred David Jones and Barbara Boyd. She was a member of Peace’s Chapel Baptist Church and she retired from Altec Industries after thirty years of service.

A graveside service will be held Sunday, September 20, 2020 at Peace’s Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery by Chaplin Amanda Hayes.

Surviving are four stepchildren, William Richard Hicks Jr. of Norlina, Richard Thomas Hicks of Winterville, Al Hicks of Oxford, Jamie Hicks Singletary of Durham; a grandson, Joseph Boyd of Durham, and a sister Alice Crowder (Jimmy) of Oxford; a nephew Patrick Crowder of Oxford; two nieces, Amanda Reese and Jennifer Crowder; a great-niece, Hailey Crowder and two great-nephews, Brandon Tyler Crowder and David Reese Crowder; and her beloved aunt and uncle, Roy and Joyce Wilkins. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Jerry Heath and a nephew Brandon Gregory Crowder and recently her late husband, William Richard Hicks.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Association.


  • Audrey Smith Posted September 2, 2020 12:24 am

    Alice, So sorry to hear of Dot’s passing. Love, hugs and prayers to you and all your family.

    Audrey Smith

  • Angela Posted September 2, 2020 2:33 am

    I love you Dot and will miss you.

  • James and Barbara Boyd Posted September 2, 2020 11:57 am

    This year has certainly been a sad time for this family. Love and prayers for all. James and Barbara

  • Sherrie Wilkins Posted September 2, 2020 3:45 pm

    Alice, I am so sorry about Dot. I am holding you close in my thoughts and prayers always.

  • Cathy Freeman Posted September 2, 2020 6:13 pm

    I’m going to miss that sweet sweet spirit you had. So much love for everybody.

  • Jane Lloyd Posted September 3, 2020 1:36 am

    Dot was my classmate from Class of 69. She and Jerry were good friends. We worked together and had a circle of good friends at Altec. I was so happy when she and Richard got married. She will be missed. Prayers for the family.

  • Gilbert & Debbie Woodlief Posted September 3, 2020 3:25 am

    Dearest Dot, may your sweet soul Rest in Peace. You will be missed but you surely can celebrate with all of your loved ones in heaven now.

  • steven l woodlief Posted September 3, 2020 11:05 am

    Prayers for family.

  • Joyce and Roy Wilkins Posted September 3, 2020 7:29 pm

    Rest In Peace my sweet niece- Rest in the presents of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ until we meet again- So blessed with your presence in my life for so many years- Many good times-no more pain and worry- A promise well kept by Alice- such love dedication and care until the end.

  • Wanda Blanks Posted September 3, 2020 8:10 pm

    Alice, prayers for you and your family.

  • Joni DeCosimo (Janice’s Daughter) Posted September 4, 2020 4:26 pm

    Dot you were always telling me about our family history and always making me laugh. You were very a matter of fact but had so much love for your family. I know heaven and your loved ones are embracing you! You will be missed here on earth. Till we see each other again!

  • Winnie Posted September 4, 2020 5:31 pm

    So very sorry for the passing of such a beautiful soul. RIP sweet lady, I know we will see each other again . Condolences to the family.

  • Rhonda Posted September 8, 2020 8:56 pm

    Love you Dot Miss You My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family You can Rest In Peace now Love To All. Love Rhonda

  • James (Jimmy) Goulet Posted September 10, 2020 11:13 pm

    Dot, thank you for being the best sister-in-law I could have ever asked for! ! And a even better friend, who always (until your dying day ) gave the best advice weather it be wanted or in wanted! ! I always enjoyed our walking together! ! Weather for exercise or cancer!! Thank you for being a wonderful person! ! I know that you are in heaven smiling down while you walk with those before you! ! (I.e. Jerry, Brandon, David, Bob (Barbara ), Savanah, and Richard! ! We look forward to seeing you again some day!! Again thank you for everything! ! I love and miss you, more than you’ll ever know! !

  • David Guthrie Posted September 12, 2020 11:54 am

    Dot just like Richard was so very kind and welcoming to my wife and I when we moved to Oxford. They will always be in our hearts. We will miss them greatly.

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