Linda Mae Hicks Davis, 63, of Brookshire Road, Lenoir, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2013 at Glenbridge Health & Rehabilitation in Boone.
Born March 6, 1950 in the Valle Crucis community of Watauga County, she was a daughter of Linville Hicks and the late Hazel Ward Hicks. Linda's love in life was her family, and she enjoyed keeping an immaculate home, and tending to her annual flower gardens. For a number of years, she was employed in the housekeeping department of various area motels.
Linda was preceded in death by her husband, J. D. Davis; and is survived by her daughter, Mary Rich of Boone; her father, Linville Hicks of Boone; three grandchildren, Nicole Rich and companion, Brent Small, Tiffany Rich and companion Chris Small, and John Rich and wife Hayley, and great-grandson, Colton Rich, all of Lenoir; two sisters, Jean Harmon and husband Ernest and Helen Spencer, all of Vale; and three brothers, Frank Hicks and wife, Rosie, and Mack Hicks and wife Shirley, all of Vale, and Lee Hicks of Boone. A number of nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Memorial services will be conducted Friday June 28th, 2013, at 2 PM at the Austin & Barnes Funeral Chapel, officiated by Rev. Daniel Trantham. The family will receive friends Friday afternoon from 1 until 2 o'clock, prior to services, at Austin & Barnes. Online condolences may be shared with the family at the website www.austinandbarnesbuneralhome.com
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory in Boone is serving the Davis family.