Etta Hicks

Etta Hicks, 89, of Elizabethtown, died Friday, June 1, 2018 at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She was a native of Hardin County, a longtime member of Smith Chapel United Methodist Church, a KY Colonel, and retired from E-town Sportswear after 28 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell L. Hicks; five brothers, Marion, Durham, Clarence, Homer, and Robert Darrell Yates; two sisters, Lois Goodman and Doris Lucas; and parents, Curt and Gleenie Goodman Yates. She is survived by two sons, Jackie (Linda) Hicks of Charlotte, North Carolina and Jerry (Brenda) Hicks of Elizabethtown; one daughter, Joanie (Alan) Jarboe of Lexington; one sister, Jeanette Chappell of Cecilia; six grandchildren, Windy, Tiffany, Laura, Callie, Harvey, and Billy; and six great grandchildren, Isabella, Abby, Jacob, Matthew, Emma, and Lucas; and special great nephew, Jason Royalty. The funeral is Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home with Rev. Shelby Haire officiating. Burial will follow in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens. Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Monday and continues after 9 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Smith Chapel United Methodist Church. Condolences may be expressed online at


Monday, June 4, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Brown Funeral Home


Tuesday, June 5, 2018 starting at 11:00 AM
Brown Funeral Home

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