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Violet Hickox

February 6, 1919 — October 9, 2015

Violet Lee Hodges Hickox, 96, of Folkston, GA passed away October 9, 2015 at the Life Care Center in Hilliard, FL.  She was born February 6, 1919 in Nassau County, FL to the late Robert Oliver Hodges and Stella Rowe Hodges.  She was employed with King Edward Cigars in Waycross, GA for 38 years.  She was a member of Grace Chapel Baptist Church.  After retirement she loved traveling and gardening and tending to her flowers at her home.  Her greatest pleasure in life was her family.  Each member held a special place in her heart
Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband:  Paul Samuel Hickox; a son:  Ralph Austin Hickox, Sr.; an infant son:  Samuel Eugene Hickox; 2-Grandsons:  Matthew Curtis Gowen and Austin Taylor Robertson; 2-Sisters:  Becky Mae Jones and Lula Inman and 3-Brothers:  Freddy Hodges, Fernie Hodges, and Douglas Hodges.
She is survived by her son:  Harley (Sandra) Hickox; 3-Grandsons:  Byron (Judith) Hickox, Jonathan (Ansley) Hickox and Ralph Austin (Jamie) Hickox, JR; 4-Granddaughters:  Donna (Howard) Poe, Deborah (Robert) Shelnutt, Delores (Mike) Todd, and Deanna Robertson; 14-Great Grandchildren and 6 Great Great Grandchildren and a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
The family will receive friends Saturday, October 10 at Shepard Funeral Home from 6-8 PM.  Funeral services will be held Sunday, October 11 at 3:00 PM at Grace Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. John Boatright officiating.  Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at  Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard Funeral Home in Folkston, GA.
To send flowers to the family in memory of Violet Hickox, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Saturday, October 10, 2015

6:00 - 8:00pm

Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home

526 Oakwood St, Folkston, GA 31537

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Funeral Service

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Starts at 3:00pm

Grace Chapel Baptist Church


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