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Alice Hicks Youtsey

April 6, 1938 ~ February 2, 2021 (age 82)


Mrs. Alice Hicks Youtsey, age 82, a longtime resident of Summerville, South Carolina, entered into rest Tuesday morning, February 2, 2021, at her home in Ruffin under the care of Amedisys Hospice.  She was the wife of the late Mr. Orval Youtsey. 


Born April 6, 1938, in Curand, West Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Thurmond Hicks and the late Helen Gibson Hicks.   She served our country faithfully in the United States Air Force and was a retired secretary from the Naval Weapons Station at Charleston.   She was devoted member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses where she served in various capacities of the Hall’s work to include Field Service. 


Surviving are: a son, Kirby Reeves of Cottageville; two grandchildren, Nikki Reeves Nettles and Jacob Reeves; a brother, Wayne Hicks of Florida; and five sisters, Barbara Hicks Padgett of Ruffin, Mary Hicks Twiggs of Texas, Cathy Hicks Flores of Texas, Charlotte Hicks Calhoun of Iowa, and Sharon Hicks Duggan of Fairfax.  She was preceded in death by a daughter, Lisa Purcell; a grandson, Ian Purcell; and a daughter-in-law, Melissa Reeves. 


A memorial service will be held in the near future as arranged by Kingdom Hall.  


Arrangements by: THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY, WALTERBORO CHAPEL, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro, 843.538.5408.  Visit the registry online at:

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