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Carolyn Jean (Dodson) Hicks

May 2, 1935 ~ June 22, 2022 (age 87)


Carolyn Dodson Hicks, 87, went home to be with the Lord on June 22, 2022.  She peacefully passed away at Duke University Medical Center after a brief illness.
Carolyn retired from Western Electric/AT&T/Lucent Technologies after 43 years of service.  She enjoyed life – especially golf, cards, games of chance, and CAROLINA. Her life was truly enriched by her many circles of friends.
Carolyn is survived by a daughter, Sheila Storey; son-in-law, John Storey; grandson, Jason Storey; and his partner, Sheryl Kirkey-Dean and her children, Emma Rose Dean and Braden Dean; as well as many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lonnie Brown Dodson and Ella Caroline Jones Dodson; husband, Archie Averette Hicks; fiancé, William “Billy” Hunter; three sisters, Vera Crawford, Marie Thompson, Katie Ivey; and three brothers, William “Bill” Dodson, Tyson “Whitey” Dodson, and Bernis “Bun”Dodson.
A celebration of life will be conducted at McClure Funeral Service in Mebane on Monday, June 27, 2022 at 3:30 PM, with burial to be at Oakwood Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 3:30 prior to the service. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Chestnut Ridge United Methodist Church, 3505 Chestnut Ridge Church Road, Efland, NC  27243.  
The family would like to extend their gratitude for the excellent and compassionate care provided by the staff of Alamance Regional Medical Center and Duke Medical Center. 

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