Linda Elizabeth Bailey Hicks, 80, of Statesville, N.C., passed away on December 30, 2020, at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center. A native of Dooly County, Ga., she was the daughter of the late Leander Hamilton Bailey Sr. and Dora Irene Satterfield Bailey.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Glenn Bailey; a sister-in-law, Patricia Bailey; and her grandson, Alan. She was a member of the Piedmont APA, loved to shoot pool and loved to play the slot machines.

Mrs. Hicks is survived by her son, Richard Ted Hicks and his wife Cheryl of Statesville; a brother, Lee Bailey Jr. and his wife Virginia of Unadilla, Ga.; another brother, Richard Bailey of Unadilla, Ga.; and her sister, Leigh Ann Crumpton and husband Pat of Watkinsville, Ga. Her granddaughters, Katie (Austin), Meridith (Ryan), Emily and Bailey; and great-grandchildren, Kylie, Delainey, Bentley, Max, Huntley and Claire, also survive her.

A memorial service is not planned at this time.

Memorials may be may be made to: Victory Junction; 4500 Adam’s Way, Randleman, NC 27317.

Condolences may be sent to the family, online at

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Hicks and her family.

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