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Virginia Leigh Peacock Ricks

March 15, 1935 — October 18, 2020

Moultrie, GA - Virginia Leigh Peacock Ricks, 85, of Moultrie, died Sunday, October 18, 2020, at her residence.

The funeral service will be 11:00 AM, Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at Cobb Funeral Chapel with Rev. Greg Roberts and Rev. Johnny Nixon officiating.  Interment will follow in Cobb-Suncrest Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM Tuesday, October 20 at Cobb Funeral Chapel.  Social distancing guidelines will be followed, and masks are recommended. 

Casketbearers will be Dalon Croft, Zack Bruchey, Joseph Dean, Johnny Nixon, Mickey Rhoades, Buddy Peacock, and Joel Hicks.  Johnny Peacock will serve as an honorary casketbearer.  

Born March 15, 1935, in Thomson, GA, she was the daughter of the late John Henry Peacock and Sara Jane Gibson Peacock. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Judson Ricks; sons, Albert Thomas Hicks, III, John “Jerry” Beverly Hicks; brothers, Lamar Peacock and Robert Peacock; sister, Jackie Pope.    

Survivors include daughter Ellen Regina Howard and husband Gary of Moultrie; grandchildren Cliff Howard and wife Savanna, Joy Croft and husband Dalon, Kelly Bruchey and husband Zack, Taylor Hicks and husband Chris, Kimberly Wilson, and husband Jeffery, Tori Schmidt and husband Hayden; twelve great-grandchildren; sister, Janie Rhodes of Moultrie; brother, Jimmy Peacock and wife Jenny of Moultrie; and several nieces, nephews, and other family members. 

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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Cobb Suncrest Memorial Gardens

37 Camilla Highway
Moultrie, GA 31768

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