Elijah Hicks Sr. was born April 27, 1942 to Margaret and Brownie Hicks in Montgomery Alabama. He graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1961 where he was a member of the band and played football. He married his high school fiancé Ula Moss in 1963 where they had 5 beautiful children. His love for learning led him to become a licensed Real Estate Broker and he started his own company Americus Realty. He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife of 57 years Ula V. Hicks; three sons, Elijah F. Hicks, Edgar F. Hicks (Sherri), Ecliff F. Hicks; two daughters, Elizabeth F. Thomas (Henry), Ephphatha F. Malden (Alfred); one sister Janice Bryant-Foney; five grandchildren; one uncle, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Visitation January 9, 2021 from 9:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. with funeral services to follow at 11:00 a.m. all service at the Guy & Allen Chapel 2959 West 11th Avenue. Interment Oak Hill Cemetery.
Published by Post-Tribune on Jan. 6, 2021.