First Posted: 1/15/2009
Lizzie Mearl Hicks, 76, of 811 E. 56 St., Brooklyn, N.Y., formerly of Evergreen, N.C., died Thursday at New York Methodist Hospital.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Mt. Horeb AME Church, the Rev. Tony Mills officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Community Cemetery.
Surviving are two sons, Daniel Pittman of Whiteville, N.C., and Ricky Hicks of Brooklyn; four sisters, Leola Thompson of Great Neck, N.Y., Ruby Pittman and Mamie Shipman, both of Evergreen, and Nettie Webb of Wilmington, N.C.; a brother, Junious Pittman of Evergreen; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Mt. Horeb AME Church and at other times at the home of her son, Daniel Pittman, 804 Pinewood Drive, Whiteville.