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Mrs. Geneva Willis Ricks, age ….

Mrs. Geneva Willis Ricks, age 83, of Soperton, died on Monday, January 17, 2022, at the Treutlen County Health and Rehabilitation Center in Soperton.

Mrs. Ricks was born in Treutlen County and was a lifelong resident of the Soperton area. She worked as a Quality Control Inspector at Soperton Manufacturing and the Shirt Factory in Dublin. She was a member of the Orianna Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Elmo “Hop” Willis and Dorothy Ennis Willis; her husbands, Holmes Thigpen and Billy Ricks; 1 brother, Elmo Willis, Jr.; and 1 sister, Anne Reece.

Survivors include her daughters, Kathy Tapley, Teresa Thigpen and Peggy Hooks (Robbie), and 2 grandsons, John and Robert Hooks, all of the Orianna Community; 1 sister, Nell of Adrian; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, at 2:00 p.m., in Orianna Cemetery, with Rev. Arthur Conley officiating.

Sammons Funeral Home in Soperton is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Geneva Ricks

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