Dorothy Murkerson Hicks, 80, of 18158 Morgan Hwy., Apt., 17, Arlington, Ga. died January 1st, 2015 at her residence. Her funeral will be held Monday, Jan. 5, 2015 at 3 PM in the chapel of Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home of Blakely with Dr. Gary Hadden officiating. The family will receive friends at 2 PM Monday for an hour before the funeral. Her pallbearers will be Mike, Bryan and Michael Grebel, Kyle and Cole Odom, Scott Freeman and Rickey Dooling.
Dorothy was born May 13, 1934 in Blakely, GA to the late Robert Eugene Murkerson and Inez Driver Murkerson. She was a member of the Arlington Baptist Church and a homemaker. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Hicks and her son: Burgess Robert Williams.
Her survivors include a daughter: Brenda Ethridge of Midland City, AL, 2 sisters: Joyce Taliaferro of Arlington and Bobbie Jean Brown of Thomasville, GA, 4 Grandchildren: Ritchie and Nicolas Dooling and Brandon and Mitchell Ethridge. She also has 2 great grandchildren: Sarah & Austin Dooling.