Donna Mae Hicks, age 68, of Temple passed from this life during the early morning hours of Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Temple after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Born on the 25th day of August 1951 in Temple she was the daughter of Donal and Lela (Reed) Hunt.
Donna is a Temple High School graduate, class of 1969. She has been a resident of Bell County for her entire life except for a short time when she lived in Ohio. Donna made her career as a secretary at Western Auto in Temple for many years. After Western Auto sold, she worked for Artco-Bell until her retirement. Donna enjoyed reading, crocheting as well as cooking and baking for her family. She loved anything to do with horses and even did quite a bit of barrel racing in her younger years. Donna loved her family and friends with a love that was truly unwavering. Even though she had not been to church in many years she was a Christian and knew of her heavenly home when her time here was complete.
She is preceded in death by her parents Donal and Lela as well as her maternal and paternal grandparents.
Donna leaves behind to cherish her memory her 2 sons Roger Hicks of Lake Stevens, WA and Jeff Hicks of Tuscola, TX. She also leaves 2 sisters Patricia Reed of Rogers and Tammy Mullins of Little River-Academy.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
Hewett-Arney Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.