Doris Corbett Hicks

Doris Corbett Hicks

Doris Corbett Hicks
March 10, 1925 – January 7, 2019

Doris Corbett Hicks, 93, “Mama Doris”, as she was affectionately known, passed on to her heavenly home early Monday morning. She was born in Johnston County, the third of seven children & the oldest girl to the late Esker Joseph & Blonnie Long Corbett. She worked with ITT/Alcatel from 1963 until 1988, when she retired after 25 years of service. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Hicks, grandson, Ken Hurlock, Jr., and her siblings, E. J., Carson, Herbert, & Donald Corbett all of Zebulon, and Shirley C. Hayes of Henderson.

She was a wonderful, loving mother to her 4 children and their spouses. She is survived by her children, Terry Hicks (Treva) of Concord, Roger Hicks of Zebulon, Bonnie Glover (Eugene) of Middlesex, Doug Hicks (Pam) of Zebulon, Grandchildren, Terry Hicks, Jr. (Allison) of Concord, Todd Hicks (Amanda) of Columbia, SC, Al Glover (Mackinsay) of Pine Level, Abby Glover Hill (Bear) of Wilmington, and Great Grandchildren, Bailey & Spencer Hicks, Price Hicks, Ari & Cruz Hill. She is also survived by her sister, Mary Frances Curtis of Zebulon, and sisters-in-law, Anne Corbett, Justine Jolly, Maxine Hicks, & Magdeline Moore, all of Zebulon.

Flowers are appreciated, or memorial contributions in her memory may be made to Heartland Hospice, 4505 FAlls of Neuse Road Suite 650, Raleigh, NC, 27609.

Funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 10th at Wakefield Central Baptist Church in Zebulon at 2:00 pm, with visitation from 12:30-1:45 pm in the the fellowship hall prior to the service. Interment will follow at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St. Wendell. www.stricklandfun


  • Mana Griffin Posted January 9, 2019 10:09 am

    I worked with Doris at ITT/Alcatel for many years. She was a good person and loved everyone. She will
    be missed. My condolences and heartfelt prayers to the family.

  • Ben and Beth Mabrey Posted January 10, 2019 12:44 pm

    Terry, Our sincere condolences to to you and your family. As you celebrate your mother’s life hold on to your mrmories of your precious mother.

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