Novella Caldwell Hicks, 54 of Little Rock, formerly of Portland, died February 8, 2014 at her residence in Little Rock.
She was a native of Portland (Ashley County) and a resident of Little Rock for the past seven years.
Mrs. Hicks was a cook in the Kroger Deli and a member of Brown Temple Baptist Church in Portland.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Nathan Hicks; her mother, Willie B. McCoy Caldwell; a brother, Allen McCoy, Jr.; and a sister, Bertha Hulett.
She is survived by one son, Tarence Caldwell of Milwaukee, Wis.; her father, Cleveland Caldwell of Little Rock; four brothers: Will Caldwell, Arthur Hulett (wife Lucy) of Crossett, Roy Hulett (wife Lovie Ann) of Portland, and Jessie McCoy (wife Shirley) of Milwaukee; three sisters: Shirley Collins (husband David) of Milwaukee, Catherine Dukes of Montrose, and Shirley King (husband Able King) of Great Bend, Kansas; one granddaughter, Tyanna Caldwell of Milwaukee and a host of other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Funeral services are February 15 at 1 p.m. at Portland #2 Baptist Church with Rev. Thurman Robinson officiating.
Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery under the directions of Cromwell Funeral Home of Hamburg.
Visitation is February 14 from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. pm at Cromwell Funeral Home.