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“Hi, nanny! I miss & love you so very much! ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Emily Maness - Big stone gap, VA

“I'm going to miss you so much. Gone but never forgotten. RIP MY FRIEND UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Diane Coomer - Friend

“I love and miss you so much, nanny. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Emily Maness - Big stone gap, VA

“Charles and family. Your family in Florida is so sorry to hear of Sharon's passing, but we are assured she is in Heaven. Our prayers are with you all...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Jim Gibson - Wildwood, FL

“My condolences to you and your family Lisa. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers during this time. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Beth Currie

“Condolences to the Family,Lisa, I'm so sorry for the loss of your mother. This past year has been tough for her but now she isn't suffering any...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Terri Moulder - Friend of Lisa's

“Chris and family, I just want to let you know that you are in my prayers. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Charla Richardson

“Chris, Lisa, Bill, Beth, Charles and family you are in my prayers and I will be thinking of you as you go through this loss. Rest in Peace Sherry. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Brenda Hughes - friend


Big Stone Gap, VA

Sharon M. Hicks, 67, passed away on Monday (March 31, 2014) at Mountain View Regional Medical Center in Norton, VA.

She was born and raised in Stonega, VA and lived most of her life in Big Stone Gap. Sharon, a 1964 graduate of Appalachia High School, was a retired insurance agent with Peoples Security Life Ins. Co. and a member of the East Stone Gap Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Oma (Myers) Dorton; brother, Richard Dorton; sister, Jean Jones; maternal grandfather, Christopher Myers; and her first husband, Rev. William Maness.

Surviving are her husband of 29 years, Charles Hicks; children, Christine Smith and husband, Darrell of Big Stone Gap, Lisa English and husband, Daniel of Lawrenceville, GA, Bill Maness and wife, Magin of Big Stone Gap; Beth Dwyer and husband, Patrick of East Stone Gap, VA; six grandchildren, Emily Maness, Carly Maness, Haley Maness, Ryan Clark, Raechel Clark and Sarah Lane; several nieces and nephews; brother-in-law, Randall Hicks; and a special friend and caregiver, Ellen Baird.

The family would like to express their appreciation to the P.A.C.E. program in Big Stone Gap and the medical staff of Mountain View Regional Medical Center.

The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at Holding Funeral Home (17 E. 3rd St., N.) in Big Stone Gap.

The funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. on Thursday at the East Stone Gap Baptist Church with Dr. Lonnie Brooks and Dr. Roy Smith officiating. The body will lie in state for one hour prior to the service.

Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery in East Stone Gap, VA.

Relatives and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Memorial Contributions may be made to P.A.C.E., P. O. Box 888, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219.

To view the obituary online and offer condolences, please visit www.holdingfuneralhome.com.

Holding Funeral Home is serving the Hicks family.

Funeral Home
Holding Funeral Home
17 E 3rd St N Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
Tel. (276) 523-1470

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