Funeral services for Mary Starkey Hicks, 87, were held on Friday, July 19, 2019 at Section Funeral Home. Burial followed at Pisgah Cemetery.

Mrs. Hicks is survived by her son, Dale (Becky) Hicks; daughters, Florine (Chris) Hastings and Darlene (Jacob) Goolesby; seven grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; two great great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Florine Starkey; husband, Jesse Ross Hicks; daughter, Kay Vandenochtend; great great-grandchild, Arsen Cole Carter; sister, Doris Turner; and brothers, Charles Starkey, Grady Starkey and Bethel Starkey.