P.O. Box 506, 943 Highway 425 North, Monticello, AR71655

Jessie Lee Hicks, Jr.
January 20, 1974 - October 31, 2023

Jessie Lee Hicks, Jr.

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Jessie Lee Hicks, Jr., 49, of Colt, Arkansas, departed this world Tuesday, October 31, 2023 at Regional One in Memphis, Tennessee. He was born January 20, 1974, in Monticello, Arkansas to Jessie Lee Hicks, Sr. and Mary Alice Shaw Hootsell. Jessie was a technician for Vector Disease Control. He was married to Terria Campbell Hicks. He loved to hunt and spend time outdoors. He loved his family and enjoyed their time together.
Jessie is preceded in death by his father; paternal grandparents, Leslie and Maybell Hicks; and maternal grandparents, Kyle and Martha Jean Shaw. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Terria; mother, Mary Hootsell; step-father, Sanders Lee Hootsell; son, Tajah Hicks; two daughters, Kyler Hicks and Jayah Hicks; three sisters, Kathy Shaw, Angela Simpson, and Sherry Lynn Hicks; one grandson, Jayce Hicks, and one granddaughter, Jade Denise Hicks; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Visitation will be Friday, November 10, 2023, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in the Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel. Funeral Services will be Saturday, November 11, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. in the Stephenson-Dearman Chapel with Rev. Robert Cook officiating. Burial will follow the funeral services in Oakland Cemetery in Monticello, Arkansas.
You can sign Jessie's guestbook here on his page.

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Friday, November 10, 2023
from 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home
943 Highway 425 North
Monticello, AR  71655
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Funeral Service
Saturday, November 11, 2023
11:00 a.m.
Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home
943 Highway 425 North
Monticello, AR  71657
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Oakland Cemetery
N. Hyatt St
Monticello, AR  71655
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  1. Sallie calbert
    Sending love and condolences to the family. Mary you have my deepest sympathy, know that you are loved through it all , only time will heal the pain. Love u girl.
  2. Mrs. Carolyne Adkins
    I would like to send my heartfelt sympathy and condolences out to the Hicks, Shaw & Campbell family. I fondly remember Jesse as a quiet and respectful student in my careers classroom. I’ve run into him from time to time since then and he still had that gentle smile. Praying that he’ll be able to rest from his pain and suffering that he’s had to endure.
    Mrs. Carolyne Adkins, Former Careers Teacher MJHS
  3. Tyron and Yolanda Stanley
    Prayers and Condolences to the family.
  4. Sheunta Harvest-Johnson
    Deepest condolences to Terria and Hicks family! Praying for God to continue to give you all strength!
  5. Rashonda Carroll-Benford
    Sending healing prayers and comfort during this tough time.
    MHS C/O ‘93
  6. Eddie and Savannah Campbell
    You are in my prayers 🙏
  7. Deborah Clark
    Sending my heartfelt condolences to my niece Terria and Klyer and toot,and the rest of the family,Bug will be missed he was truly a mild young man,we look forward to the time when sickness and death with be a thing of the pass,praying that God grants you the peace to help you make it through this unbearable time.
  8. Vanessa Hoffman
    My prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time, Terria & family. God Bless
  9. Stacey Deshazer Smith
    My deepest condolences go out to you, Terria and the entire family, of Jessie Hicks, Jr. I pray that you, Terria and the family find comfort and peace during this time of bereavement. We all grew up together from Winchester Rd to Shaw Ln. One of my Shaw Lane brothers. My you RIP.
  10. Latishia Bailey
    You and your family are in my prayers. May God wrap his loving arms around you and comfort you at this difficult time!
  11. Walton Sawyer Jr
    Till we meet again in a better place
  12. Leneki Jones
    Terria, I pray that God's peace will be your comfort and your strength during this time of transitioning. May His ministering angels surround you and your family during these difficult times.
  13. Adrienne Sanders
    See you in paradise when all is new
  14. DR.WHM
    Please accept my heartfelt condolences for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. I hope God blesses and comforts you during this difficult time, and takes Jessie's soul to Heaven. In Jesus Name. Amen

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