Services for Glyn E. Hicks of Marietta, are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, in the Chapel of Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home, Marietta, with the Rev. Michael Parker officiating, assisted by the Rev. Helen McDonald. Interment in Lakeview Cemetery, Marietta, will be under the direction of Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home & Cremation Services.
Hicks was born Sept. 26, 1931, at Jimtown, the son of Earl Robert Hicks and Jessie Lee Hallum Hicks. He passed away Wednesday, Aug. 14, in Mercy Health Love County, Marietta, at the age of 81.
Glyn was the Love County Farm Bureau Insurance agent for 31 years. He and the former Virginia Armstrong were married on Feb. 14, 1978, in Gainesville, Texas. A 32nd degree Mason, Hicks was a former member of the Marietta Masonic Lodge and a charter member of the Marietta Christian Fellowship Church. His hobbies included woodworking, fishing and watching the Dallas Cowboys.
Glyn was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Burney D. Hicks, Earl Ray Hicks and Gary Hicks; and a sister, Peggy E. McEntire.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Gaither and Vicki Hicks of Midlothian, Texas, and Russell and Deborah Woods of Bakersfield, Calif.; five daughters and sons-in-law, Vickie and Gary Presley of Marietta, Cynthia and Roy Grice of Ardmore, Glynda and Jeff Daniel of Madill, and Iris and Ruben Navarro and Teresa Lott of Marietta; sister, Maxine Reed of Ardmore; 22 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.
Casket bearers will be Jace Presley, Scott Presley, Christopher Hicks, Michael Daniel, Neil Stuckey, Joe Stuckey, Brandon Lott and Shadoe Navarro. Honorary bearers are Dr. Stephen Hutchins, Bill Hill, Bette Albers, James Lang and David Jacobs.
The family will receive friends 6 to 8 this evening at Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home.
Online guest book: wattsfuneralhome.com.