Betty Arnold Hicks
Posted on April 14, 2021
Jan. 5, 1931 — April 9, 2021
CREEDMOOR — Betty Arnold Hicks died on April 9, 2021, peacefully surrounded by family.
She was embraced at heaven’s gates by her husband, Oscar Hicks; her mother and father, Joseph William Arnold and Gladys Estes Arnold; and her two sisters, Mary Blevins and Jenny Cooper.
She leaves behind her sister, Barbara Davis; her brothers and sisters-in-law, Butch and Frances Arnold, Carlton and Jody Arnold; her children, Vicky and Ron Daniels, Susan and Craig Miller, Steve and Carolyn Hicks; her grandchildren, William and Sarah Crews, Chris and Courtney Gilliam, Stephen and Amber Hicks, Lauren Hicks, Katie and Jordan Long; her great-grandkids, Ayden and Landon Rigsbee, Peyton and Emma Hicks, Emily and Katharine Crews; and a great-great-grandchild, Kinsley Long.
A viewing was held 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, April 12, in the Chapel of Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor.
Betty was born on Jan. 5, 1931. She has always been a resident in Creedmoor. She attended church at Fellowship Baptist Church. She worked as an administrative secretary at the Alcoholic Rehabilitation Center in Butner. She retired from the state. She loved to listen to music with Oscar, attend George Jones concerts, and travel. When she wasn’t working she was taking care of her home and family. She was proud of her kids and she found joy in having them around her. She will be greatly missed.
Graveside services was held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 12, at Carolina Memorial Gardens by Pastor Buddy Ritter.
Eakes Funeral Home will be following social distancing guidelines and ask that all in attendance please wear a mask or appropriate face covering.
Online condolences may be made at eakesfuneralhome.com. Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor is assisting the Hicks Family.
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