Sandra Darlene (Self) Hicks

January 20, 1948 ~ January 1, 2024 (age 75) 75 Years Old

Sandra Hicks Obituary

Sandra Darlene “Bootie, Boo Boo, Bootie Jean” Self Hicks passed away unexpectedly on January 1, 2024 in Morristown, TN. She was born in Morristown on January 20, 1948 to Lacy LeRoy “Roy” and Bessie Catherine Carpenter Self.  She was preceded in death by her parents;husband of 48 years Daniel Paul “Dan” Hicks; brother LeRoy (Jane) Self; sisters Carolyn Jean Self and Geraldine (Jimmy) Jinks; brother-in-law Don Hicks; sister-in-law Betty (Earl) Blackburn; and parents-in-law Henry and Goldie Hicks.She was given the nickname “Bootie” by her family as an infant with many never realizing she had another name.  She regaled us of stories about growing up in the Rheatown section of Morristown and her years working for Ma and Pa Jackson, Magnavox, and Anchor Brush. She showed her love by feeding anyone she could and was happiest surrounded by children.  She loved her children and adored being Mamaw to her grandchildren (both by blood and by love), but she gave her heart and soul as Gangyto her 7 great grandchildren.   We will miss her laughter and quick quips dearly.She is survived by her children: Dewayne (Wyonia) Hicks, Darrell (Ruby Loftin) Hicks,and Deana D. Hicks; grandchildren: Kayla (David) Bolinger, Tony (AnthonyWidmann) Hicks, Ryne Hicks,Alie Hicks; beloved great grandchildren whom she called her “Sweethearts”:Jackson Lee, Connor Bolinger, Hunter Bolinger, Ryder Greene, Levi Greene, Olivia Hicks, and baby Markie Smith; sister: Diane (David) Sawyer; brother: Ronnie (Marilyn) Self; sister-in-law: Joyce (Jim) Manning; several nieces and nephews; and numerous honorary grandchildren. By her request, Bootie was cremated and no formal services will be held.  The family will meet at 3:00 pm Tuesday, January 9, 2024 for interment at Hamblen Memorial Gardens.  The family requests that you remember Bootie by sharing your favorite stories of her with family and friends. Arrangements by Westside Chapel Funeral Home in Morristown.

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Graveside Service
January 9, 2024

3:00 PM
Hamblen Memory Gardens
Morristown, Tennessee
Morristown, TN 37814


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