Mrs. Barbara Hicks Whitfield, 71, of Hinesville, departed this life on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Jesup.
She was born in Suffolk, Va., to the late Leander Hicks and Lititea Haley Hicks. In June 1988, she and her family made Liberty County their home where she attended the local churches.
Loved ones left to mourn her passing are her husband of more than 50 years, Edward Whitfield of Hinesville; her son, Sheldon Whitfield of Augusta; two daughters, Letitea V. Whitfield of Hinesville and Renata Trout of Concord, N.C.; a brother, Clyde Hicks of Virginia; two sisters, Gracie Boswell of Chapel Hill, N.C., and Juanita Hicks of Suffolk, Va.; four grandchildren, Logan Trout, Chelsea Whitfield, Xavier Whitfield and Ashton Whitfield; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be from noon-1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the Powerhouse of Deliverance Church, 218 Airport Road, Hinesville.
Her funeral service will commerce at 1 p.m. following the visitation at the church.
Interment will be in Oglethorpe Memorial Park on Main Street Extension in Hinesville.
Dorchester Funeral Home of Midway has charge of the arrangements.