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Gertrude "Gert" Kirkley Hicks

January 9, 1930 - September 28, 2020

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Gertrude "Gert" Kirkley Hicks, 90, of Hamlet, passed away, Monday, September 28, 2020, at Hospice Haven.

She was born in Richmond County, January 9, 1930, daughter of Herbert Lee Kirkley and Annie Jewel Lyde Kirkley.

Mrs. Hicks was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Hamlet. She lived by the Golden Rule and was a very caring person. She was a true example of selfless and unconditional love; Proverbs 31:10, Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Karen Blue; and a son, Buddy Hicks, Jr.

Survivors include her husband, Ellis Berdette Hicks, Sr. “Buddy” of the home; sons, Steve Hicks (Sandra) of Rockingham and Alan Hicks of Rockingham; brothers, Herbert Kirkley, Vide Kirkley, Clyde Kirkley and Jimmy Kirkley all of Hamlet; sister, Jewell Cooper of Charlotte; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

The Family will be having a private Graveside, mask required and social distancing appreciated. Burial will follow at Richmond Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made in her memory to: Calvary Baptist Church, The Kirkley Memorial Fund, 406 McDonald Avenue, Hamlet, NC 28345

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    Richmond Memorial Park
    1717 Broad Ave
Private Family Graveside

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