Hicks, Eunice Violet Rooks (LaFayette)

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Eunice Violet Rooks Hicks, 97, of LaFayette, passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2017.

She was a member of Second Baptist Church. Violet retired from Medi-Thrift Pharmacy.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin Jackson Hicks; infant daughter, Barbara Annette Hicks; grandson, Mark Alvin Gass; brothers, Thomas Rooks, Lloyd Rooks, and Raymond Rooks; sister, Beatrice Sowell; and son-in-law, Bob Gass.

She is survived by her daughters, Lynda (Leon) Valdes of Jacksonville, Fla., Judy Gass and Teresa Fahrubel both of LaFayette; son, Alvin (Andria) Russell Hicks; five grandsons; two granddaughters; 10 great-grandchildren; sister, Virginia (Bob) Ferrell of Chattanooga; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7, in the Lakewood Memory Gardens South. Pallbearers are Chris Gass, Chad Fahrubel, and Stephen Valdes.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.



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