Janice Hicks age 67 of Smithville, passed away Thursday morning, August 3, 2017 at NHC HealthCare Center. She was born August 15, 1949 to her parents, the late Earl German and Mary Adamson Hicks. Janice worked as a greeter at Wal-Mart and was a member of New Life United Pentecostal Church. Survivors include 2 daughters, Shannon Williams of Morrison and Cristy (Doug) Judkins of Smithville; 5 grandchildren; 5 step-grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Linda Jackson of Ashland City and Cherry Petty of Bluff Springs. Funeral services will be conducted 2 PM Monday, August 7, 2017 at New Life United Pentecostal Church with Bro. Dwayne Cornelius and Bro. Michael Hale officiating and burial to follow in Poplar Hill Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be on Monday from noon until the time of the service at 2 PM, at the Church. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to DeKalb Funeral Chapel to help with funeral expenses. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.