Jimmie Hicks

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Jimmie Hicks

Memorial service for Jimmie Lee "Jim" Hicks will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 14, 2018 at MMS-Payne Funeral Home Chapel. Jim passed away on Sunday, September 9th, 2018 at the age of 80.


Born in Chelsea, Oklahoma to Roy Leo and Maxine (Pace) Hicks, Jim attended school in Claremore, graduating with the class of 1957. During his schooling, he enlisted with the Army National Guard and following his graduation, he began basic training. He worked for a time with the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority before making the Army National Guard his full time employment. Later he began working with the Rogers County Sheriff and attained the rank of Undersheriff. He left the Sheriff department in 1994 and worked for Glenn Sweet at the County Barn until retirement in 1996.



Jim loved being outside and spending time with his family. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and boating. He was also a square dance caller and he started the Oologah Country Couples Square Dance Club. Jim loved music and he was quite good at singing karaoke. He loved to barbeque and was famous for his sauce.


Those family members that survive include his wife Sherryl of their home in Talala, his daughters Toni Lee Hicks Johnson and husband Joseph of Rocklin, California, Christi Lynn Hicks Dowden and her companion Tim Cole of Owasso and Robin Velasquez and husband Fred of Houston, Texas; his grandchildren Tara Nichols, Durk Hoak, Tracy Shuey, Tacia Gardner, Megan Cocchi, and Sydney and Zoe Velasquez; sister-in-law Susie Hicks of Tulsa and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Jim was preceded in death by his parents, brother Dr. Ronald Hicks and great granddaughter Kennedy Shuey.
Published on September 11, 2018
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Jim and Judy Denato
Sep 15, 2018
Our condolences to Sherryl and family. We have many fond memories of Jim both at Fig Tree and the Iowa reunions. He was always willing to help to make sure things ran smoothly. He will be missed by all who knew him. Our prayers are with you!
Jerry & Belinda
Sep 12, 2018
Our condolences to the Hick’s family. Jim will be missed by all of his Fig Tree family. Jerry has many wonderful memories of the morning coffee crew with Jim, it won’t be the same without him. Big hugs and love to you Sherryl, we are so sorry for your loss.
Jerry & Belinda
Sep 12, 2018
Our condolences to the Hick’s family. Jim was a very special person and will be missed by all of his Fig Tree family. Jerry has such wonderful memories with the morning coffee crew, it won’t be the same without him. Love and big hugs to you Sherryl. We are so sorry for your loss.
Moe and Jo Smith Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
Sep 11, 2018
We have many fond memories of Jim teaming up with Gordon Langston to see what they could do to Moe during the annual Fig Tree Talent night.
Jim will be missed by all who knew him.