Posted: Fri 8:13 AM, Jul 19, 2013
Funeral Home: Southern Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory
Cecil Clifton “Coot” Hicks, a resident of Ashford, died Wednesday, July 17 at his residence. He was 79.
Hicks was born December 28, 1933 to Avery and Levettia Butler Hicks and was a lifelong resident of Houston County. Mr. Hicks loved softball. He played and coached many teams from Ashford and also umpired.
Survivors include his wife, Sarah Hicks, Ashford; daughter, Debra Bowman, Enterprise; son, Wayne Hicks, Ashford; five grandchildren, Michael Hicks, Crystal Blackburn, April Cotton, Jason Herndon and Brandon Hicks; nine great grandchildren; sister in law, Pat Moseley, Dothan; brother in law, Danny Hill, Skipperville; several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 21 at Shady Grove Congregational Holiness Church with Sister Judy Dyson officiating.
The family will receive friends at Southern Heritage Funeral Home from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, July 19.