Bennie Edison Hicks

October 6, 1940November 6, 2012

Bennie Edison Hicks, 72, of Granite Falls passed away Monday, November 5, 2012 at Camelot Manor.

Mr. Hicks was born in Watauga County to the late Floyd Hicks and Dorsie Harmon Hicks. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jean Hicks.

He was retired from the furniture industry and was of the Baptist faith. He was also a member of the Collettsville Ruritan.

Survivors include his daughter, Susan Hicks Coffey and her husband Harold of Lenoir; brothers, Gordon and Rhonda Hicks, both of Boone; sisters, Rosa Jean Williams and husband Dan and Eva Hicks, both of Boone; his grandchildren, Ariel and Noah Coffey, both of Lenoir.

Services for Mr. Hicks will be held at a later date.

The family respectfully requests that memorials be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Street, Lenoir, NC 28645.

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Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral is honored to be serving the family of Bennie Edison Hicks.


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Vickie Ford

November 10, 2012

Bennie and Betty were the best neighbors a person could ask for and great people in general. Susan and family I no its hard to live here without them but we will see them again in Heaven one day.

Michelle Hollars

November 9, 2012

Uncle Benny you will live forever in our heart and in our fondest memories.

Susan Coffey

November 7, 2012

I love you Daddy