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David Paul Hicks

Funeral service for Paul Hicks, 90, of Quitman, is scheduled for 3:00 PM Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Lowe Funeral Home with Brother Fred Morrow officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service time. Mr. Hicks will be laid to rest following the service at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Mineola.

David Paul Hicks was born at home in Wood County on November 18, 1928 to Robert Erving and Bertha May (Rushing) Hicks. In Dallas on August 12, 1950, he married the love of his life, Doris Tinney Hicks. The two lived in Dallas for many years before returning to Quitman in 1963. Paul worked for Dallas Transit as a bus driver for 21 years and later was a Dairy Farmer for 25 years. He was a self-taught and very hard working man. He loved his horses and could talk about them all day. Paul was a devoted Christian and was a member of a church group that met at the Quitman Public Library.

Paul passed away early Wednesday morning, May 29, 2019.

He is preceded in death by his mother and father, Robert E. and Bertha M. Hicks; his second son, Douglas Allen Hicks; sister, Della Ruth Harris; and two brothers, Norman Lee Hicks and Hollice Wayne Hicks.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 68 years, Doris Hicks of Quitman; two sons, Norman Paul Hicks and wife Brenda of Quitman and Mark Edward Hicks and wife Tamra of Quitman; daughter, Cathy Nardecchia and husband Eddie of Quitman; daughter in law, Darlene Hicks of Quitman; 9 grandchildren, Brandy, Jason, Debrahle, Michelle, Michael, Katie, Brady, Daniel, and Brittany; 13 great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Serving as pallbearers are Norman Hicks, Mark Hicks, Jason Hicks, Eddie Nardecchia, Braxton Hicks, and Brady Hicks.

Honorary pallbearers are Deacon Hicks, Michael Hicks, Daniel Hicks, Justin Hicks, Dustin Emerson, and Caleb Wallace.

If desired, donations in memory of Paul Hicks may be made to Hearts Way Hospice.


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300 N. Main St.
Winnsboro, TX 75494


Lowe Funeral Home
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    Quitman, Texas 75783

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Lowe Funeral Home
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  • 1102 E. Goode St
    Quitman, Texas 75783
  • Mr. Hicks will be laid to rest at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Mineola, TX, following the service.

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I will always remember Paul (Cotton) as a very kind and sweet man. I will be thinking of you all and praying for love and comfort during this time. May God bless you all.

Shane Harris Whitworth Jun 3 2019 12:00 AM