Funeral services for Mary Ellen Allen Hicks, 79, of Reynolds will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2023, at 11:00 am at Butler United Methodist Church. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Hicks Family Cemetery. Mrs. Allen passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2023. She was a lifelong member of the Butler United Methodist Church. She was a graduate of Butler High School and the University of Georgia. She was manager of the Polk County Association for Handicapped Citizens which provided life skills for handicapped adults and later worked as a travel agent. She loved her family and was a great mom.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Heyward Edwin Allen, Sr. and Jessie Heath Allen; three siblings, Barbara Broach, Emily Montgomery and Richard Allen; and her husband, Harry Ellison Hicks.
Survivors include two sons, Russell Hicks (Kristen) of Athens and Richard Hicks of Reynolds; two brothers, Heyward Edwin Allen, Jr. (Betty) and Archibald Eugene “Archie’ Allen (Elsie) of Butler; one grandson, David Hicks of Tampa, FL; many nieces and nephews also survive.
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McLeighton Funeral Service of Butler is in charge of arrangements.
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