Carrie Alma Hicks King

Carrie Alma Hicks King, age 70, of Athens, Tenn., was welcomed into Heaven's Gates on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013.
A lifelong resident of Athens and McMinn County, she was a daughter of the late Joe Van and Mable Alma Jack Hicks.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Earl King; three sisters, Devida Hicks, Joyce Jones and June Miller; and four brothers, Kenneth Hicks, Jerry Hicks, Butch Hicks and Roger Hicks.
Carrie was a member of Riceville Church of Christ and was retired from Thomas and Betts with over 37 years of service.
Survivors include one daughter, Annette King Powers of Athens; two sons and daughters-in-law, Kristopher King and wife, Greta of Athens and Dr. Mitchell King and wife, Christy of Conway; six grandchildren, Josh Powers, Darryn King, Haydon King, Katie Grace King, William King and Anderson King; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Linda Lunsford and husband, Harvey of Athens and Artie (Tience) Hicks of Athens; and two brothers and sisters-in-law, Claude Hicks and wife, Alfreda of Athens and Larry Hicks and wife, Ute of Colorado Springs, Colo.
Funeral services will be 8 p.m., Tuesday, at Ziegler Funeral Home, with Brother Bill Hicks officiating.
Burial will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, in McMinn Memory Gardens.
Serving as pallbearers will be, Josh Powers, Craig Hicks, Danny Ledford, Ronnie Morgan, Jerry Fain, Taylor Hicks, Johnny Hicks and Terry Graves.
The family will receive friends 6 until 8 p.m., Tuesday, prior to the service at Ziegler Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Woodland Heights Building Fund, WHBC, 2215 Prince St., Conway, AR 72034.
If you are unable to attend the visitation or funeral service, please sign the online registry at: www.zieglerfuneralhome.com.
Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Carrie Alma Hicks King.

Published in The Log Cabin Democrat from Feb. 25 to Mar. 4, 2013