Leroy Hicks

November 16, 1942 ~ April 7, 2022 (age 79)

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Mr. Leroy Hicks, 79, transitioned on Thursday, April 7, 2022, at Methodist Hospital, Olive Branch, MS.

Mr. Leroy Hicks was born November 16, 1942, to the late Autry and Christine Hicks in Holly Springs, Mississippi.

On May 25, 1985, he was united in holy matrimony to Mary L. Johnson-Hicks. To this union two children were born.

He was a member of Hopewell #2 Missionary Baptist Church where he was a member of the Male Chorus. He loved gardening.

Mr. Leroy Hicks departed this life on April 07, 2022, at Methodist Hospital in Olive Branch, Mississippi.

He is survived by his wife, Mary L. Hicks, 3 children, Barry (Sonja) Hicks, Dwayne Hicks, and Rosemary Hicks. Two grandchildren, Barry (Trionna) Hicks,  Jr. and Sherita Hicks. Four Great Grandchildren Chrisean Stomer, KaSkylar Hicks, Sheneke Hicks, and KaZaria Hicks. One Brother, Willie (Mary) Hicks. Nine Sisters, Lillian Brooks, Rubye Bailey, Addie Boga, Lavern H. (Alfred) Zinn, Charlene Moore, Arlene Wicks, Margaret H.  (Charles McDonald), Katie H. (Billy) Autry, Ruthie H. (Elester) Gatewood. A God Sister, Hattie Washington. Three Brother-in-laws, Jerome (Glennie) Johnson, Leonard (Joyce) Johnson, and Lovell Johnson, Jr. One Sister-in-law Lovie L. Warren. A special cousin, James (Ira) Reliford and a host of nieces, nephews, and other family members.

He was proceeded in death by his parents Autry and Christine Hicks, two brothers James Wright, and Lee A. Hicks and one granddaughter, Sheneka Hicks.  

Visitation will be Friday, April 15, 2022, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Serenity-Autry Funeral Home, Holly Springs, MS.

Service will be Saturday, April 16, 2022, 1:00 p.m., Holly Springs Multi-Purpose Building, 235 North Memphis Street, Holly Springs, MS

Burial will take place at Hopewell No. 2 Church, 249 Highway 313 East, Holly Springs, MS.

Serenity-Autry Funeral Home of Holly Springs, MS, is in charge of arrangements.

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