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Bertha Johnson Hickox

April 14, 1948 November 26, 2018
Bertha Johnson Hickox
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Obituary for Bertha Johnson Hickox

Mrs. Bertha Lee Johnson Hickox, 70 of Blackshear, passed away Monday morning, November 26, 2018, at the Baptist Village Nursing Home.

Born in Odum, GA on April 14, 1948, she had lived in Pierce County most of her life. Mrs. Hickox was a seamstress for the former Julie Hat Company and was a member of Offerman Baptist Church where she was a member of the New Beginners Sunday school class. She enjoyed cooking, loving on her grandbabies, and being with her family and friends.

She was the daughter of the late James William “Jake” Johnson, Jr. & Maggie Lee Cason Johnson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Troy Allen Hickox; and all three of her brothers, Robert “Bob” Johnson, Jr. Johnson, and Monroe Johnson.

Survivors include two daughters, Teresa Hendrix of Hoboken and Brenda Sauls (Nick Johnston) of Blackshear; a step-son, Robert (Angie) Lane of Jesup; two sisters, Joy Redfern of Patterson and Mary Cumbie of Boulogne, FL; a sister-in-law, Mary Ann Johnson of Patterson; 4 grandchildren, Kelly (Cory) Griffin, Leah (Ivan) Daniels, Britney Sauls, and Ryan Sauls; 7 great grandchildren, Kye Griffin, Kane Griffin, Elaina Daniels, DeKlan Daniels, Amilia Daniels, Kingsley Norman, and Zeb Norman; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Funeral services for Mrs. Hickox will be held Thursday morning, November 29, 2018, at 11 o’clock from the Offerman Baptist Church.

Interment will be in the Laura Chapel Cemetery.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home Wednesday evening from 6 until 8 o’clock.

The family kindly requests that members of the New Beginners Sunday school class serve as honorary pallbearers. Please meet at the church by 10:30 Thursday morning.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association at

Pearson-Dial Funeral Home, Inc. of Blackshear is in charge of the arrangements.

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6:00 PM 11/28/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/28/2018 8:00:00 PM
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home

PO Box 375
659 Main Street
Blackshear, GA 31516

Pearson-Dial Funeral Home
PO Box 375 Blackshear 31516 GA
United States





11:00 AM 11/29/2018 11:00:00 AM
Offerman Baptist Church

7225 Highway 84
Patterson, GA 31557

Offerman Baptist Church
7225 Highway 84 Patterson 31557 GA
United States

Cemetery Details


Laura Chapel Cemetery Final Resting Place

Patterson, GA 31557

Patterson 31557 GA
United States

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