Dorothy Marie Hicks Hedge

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Mrs. Dorothy Marie Hicks Hedge, 77, of Blytheville, passed from this life Monday, March 11, 2013, at Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro.

Born in Morehouse, Mo., to Luther and Della Turner Hicks, she was retired from Acco Corporation and was a member of Pathway Church of God.

Dorothy enjoyed word search puzzles, crocheting and sewing. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Kenneth Hedge; and brothers Harvey Hicks and Tommy Harrell.

Dorothy is survived by her daughters, Kathy Allen and husband, Windell, of Blytheville, and Gwen Crocker and husband, Dave, of Bradenton, Fla.;

Her grandchildren, James Edward Crocker and wife, Drema, of Sarasota, Fla., and Nessa Allen of Blytheville;

A great-grandchild, Stephanie Bradfield of Blytheville; and

A sister, Mary Bennett of Waterford, Calif.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday in Cobb Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor L.V. Rigney and Pastor Danny Rigney officiating. Burial will follow in Dogwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. today at Cobb Funeral Home. An online register may be signed at