Mrs. Bettie Burruss Hicks

  • DIED: February 6, 2019
  • LOCATION: Eastanollee, Georgia

Mrs. Bettie Burruss Hicks, age 82, of Eastanollee, passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.

Born May 5, 1936 in, Stephens County, she was the daughter of the late T. C. and Hattie LeCroy Burruss.

She was a member of Toms Creek Baptist Church and was retired from E Z Bore Construction in Toccoa.

Family members included her husband, William "Bill" Hicks of the home; son and daughter-in-law, Tom and Lori Hicks of Cartersville; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Ruth Cooley of Demorest and Terri and Larry Rueblinger of Clarkesville; grandchildren, Elizabeth and Wesley Hicks of Cartersville; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at the mortuary from 3pm until the funeral on Saturday.

Funeral services will be held at four o'clock Saturday, February 9, 2019 from the Chapel of Whitlock Mortuary with the Rev. Wayne Marcus officiating.

Burial will follow at Toms Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

Jeff Burden, Sherri Burruss, Ryan Burden, Blake Burden, Wesley Hicks, and Shelby Simonini will serve as pallbearers.

Flowers are optional. Those desiring may make memorial donations to the American Cancer Society, c/o Jerry Snell 575 Rosedale Street, Toccoa, GA 30577 or to Toms Creek Baptist Church, 3604 Highway 145, Martin, GA 30557.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.


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