Beulah Violet “Billie” Hicks, age 99, of Puryear, TN, entered Heaven’s Gates into the arms of her beloved husband, James Dudley Hicks on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at the Farms of Puryear.
Born September 1, 1923, in Bellwood, IL, she was the daughter of the late Edward William Wegner and the late Mary Anna Schultz Wegner.
She was happiest when surrounded by her family and all the staff and residents of the Farms of Puryear. She considered them her family. She formerly worked in the office of the American Can Company.
Aunt Bill, as her nieces and nephews referred to her as, was always willing to help them with any planned or unplanned situation. She was a wonderful person who loved unconditionally and enjoyed being a bright light for all that she encountered. With her red hair and sparkling eyes, she exuded her wisdom to all.
She is survived by several nieces, nephews, and her friends at The Farms of Puryear.
Along with her husband and parents, she was also preceded in death by two sisters and five brothers.
Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap Street/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242. In accordance with her wishes, her body is to be cremated and no funeral service will be held.