BURLINGTON - Mrs. Margaret Jobe Hicks, 87, formerly of Woodale Drive, Elon, died at The Homeplace of Alamance on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 at 6:10 a.m.
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A native of Orange County, she was the devoted wife of Roy Allen Hicks, who survives and the daughter of Hubert Edward Jobe and Rosa Boone Jobe, both deceased. She was a retired dental assistant having worked for Dr. Frank Gilliam and Dr. Gerald Hargis. Margaret was a member of the First Baptist Church of Elon where she taught Sunday School for the Junior Class and was a leader of the Women's Mission. She was also a charter member of the Burlington Breakfast Club.
In addition to her husband of The Homeplace, survivors include two sisters, Marie Ashley of Matthews and Sara Elizabeth Tolar of Hillsborough; brother-in-law, Frank Adams; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Elaine Adams; a brother, Harley Edward Jobe; and sister-in-law, Ruth Jobe.
The funeral service will be conducted at the First Baptist Church of Elon on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at 2 p.m. by the Rev. David Durham with the family receiving friends from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow in Alamance Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Elon, P.O. Box 778, Elon, NC 27244.
Rich & Thompson Funeral and Cremation Service in Burlington is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be offered at www.richandthompson.com.
Published in TheTimesNews.com from Jan. 14 to Jan. 15, 2014
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