Maurice “Sonny” Hicks, Jr., 85, of Waldron, Arkansas passed away on December 14, 2019. He was born April 7, 1934 in Scott County, Arkansas to the late Maurice Sr., and Mettie (Puckett) Hicks.
Maurice is survived by his wife of 64 years, LeeAnn Hicks of the home, one daughter Christinia Parker and husband David of Mena, Arkansas, one son Breck and wife Jessica Hicks of Greenbrier, Arkansas, two grandchildren; Jessica Daniels and husband Kyle of Mena, Arkansas, Chloe Hicks of Greenbrier, Arkansas, two great-grandchildren; Annabelle and Finley Daniels, one brother Henry Hicks and wife Marilyn of Waldron, Arkansas and by numerous nieces, nephews, friends and other family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son Rindell Kim Hicks, five siblings; A.C. Hicks, Velma Castleberry, Flora Bell Lawson, Juanita Scroggins and Lorene Hicks.
Visitation was Monday December 16, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Martin Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral service was held 2:00 pm Tuesday December 17, 2019 at Martin Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Rick Metcalf officiating.
A private family burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery under the direction of Martin Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.
Pallbearers were Bryan Stamps, Shannon Stamps, Luther Bailey, Terral Scroggins, Greg Sanders, Keith Hicks, Kelly Hicks and Everett Stamps.
Honorary pallbearers were Wayne Bailey, Tristan Stamps, Cale Castleberry and Scott Clemmons.