Donna Jean Austin Hicks

Born on March 10, 1942

Departed on December 29, 2019 and resided in Millersville, TN

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Donna Jean Austin Hicks, 67, passed away Sunday December 29, 2019 at NHC Hendersonville. Born in Virginia, March 10, 1952, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Maddy and Lola (Reed). She was also preceded in death by a brother, Wayne Maddy. Donna had lived in Cross Plains and later Millersville for the past 45 years. She had owned and operated Donna’s Hair Shop for many years. It was through her beauty shop and the folks that would frequent it that Donna developed her deep love of and interest in her community. Her shop was where friends and customers would go to catch up with everything going on, sometimes with the added benefit of Donna’s opinion on it. Above all else, she loved her family. Donna was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She is survived by her husband, Danny Hicks; daughter, Telina Jackson; step-daughter, Hannah Arratia; brother, Rick Maddy; ½ brothers, Howie Maddy and Chris Wilkerson; grandson, Jamie Jackson; granddaughter, Courtney Jackson; step-grandchildren, Emily, Brittney, Austin and Robert Ragland and great-grandmother to 4. A gathering in celebration of Donna’s life will be held (day and times to be determined) at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Goodlettsville.

6 Comments to Donna Jean Austin Hicks

  1. Hannah
    January 3, 2020 7:30 pm

    She will be missed. She was my step mother and I have many memories I will have forever.

  2. Denise Adkins
    January 3, 2020 8:34 pm

    Donna you will be greatly missed. You were my mom’s best friend and my second mama. You brightened all of our lives and made us better people. Love you forever and always

  3. Brenda Pairs
    January 3, 2020 8:44 pm

    Donna was a sweet and loving lady. She could always make me smile. Rest now sweet lady and bask in the beauty of Heaven. Someday we will all be together and we can have a reunion and there will be no time limit on how long we talk and laugh. RIP Donna you will be missed !!

  4. Brenda Pairs
    January 3, 2020 8:49 pm

    Donna was a sweet and loving lady. She could always make me laugh. Donna as you sit a the feet of God look around you and take in the beauty of Heaven. Someday we will all have a reunion and there will be no time limit on how long we talk and laugh. RIP my friend you will be missed !!

  5. Loretta Kenney
    January 3, 2020 8:58 pm

    So sorry for the loss of your loved one. We were family and friends a long time ago.

  6. Jana White Booker
    January 5, 2020 3:05 pm

    Donna you were a second mom to me. You loved and listened to so many things from me. You never asked for anything in return. I told you then and even more so now. I love you. You know can watch over your family. You are a guardian Angel.

    Forever in our hearts always watching.

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