MT. JULIET -- Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 14 at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet for Mr. Sikes, 73, of Lebanon. A CPA and owner of ABS Financial Services in Hermitage, he passed away April 10, 2010.
Mr. Sikes was a US Navy veteran and an avid Tennessee Vol fan. Visitation with the family will be Wednesday from 11 a.m. until time of service. Services will be conducted by Bishop Eugene Weakley, Bro. Marion Caruthers and Rev. Richard Neal. Interment will follow at the Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years Clara Sikes and daughter Trudie (Freddie, Jr.) Weston. Also surviving are sisters Wanda Johnson, Peggy (Dennis) Goodner and Joyce Atkinson; grandchildren Amber Venable, Brooke (Jonathan) Hines and Ethan Weston; great-grandson Weston James Hines; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. Sikes was preceded in death by parents Lodie and Willie Minnick Sikes; daughter Lisa Casas; brother Jerry Wayne Sikes; sister Madge Sikes.
Pallbearers include: nephews Jim Johnson, Michael Johnson, Terry Atkinson, Oscar Rice, Roy Rice and Jay Johnson. Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet.