Mickie H. Thomas Stickler

ALBANY -- Mickie H. Thomas Stickler of Leesburg, GA. died Sunday, September 16, 2012 at Phoebe North Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home. Rev. Don Adams will officiate. The family will have a private interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.

A native of Jesup, GA., Mrs. Stickler had resided in the Albany, GA. and Leesburg, GA. area for the past sixty three years. She was retired from the Lee County Health Department, a member of Ladies of Nasah, an emeritus member of the Order of Eastern Star, Crepe Myrtle Chapter # 163, Loyal Order of Moose, Phoebe Putney's Golden Key Club and First United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Andrew Stickler, father, Eugene Hilton Higginbotham, mother, Rubie Betty Wainwright Mobley and her step-mother, Vivian Higginbotham.

Survivors include her daughter, Darlene (Dollie) Patalivo and husband Patrick, Brunswick, GA., step-son, Charles Stickler and wife Cindy, Coco Beach, FL., sister, Peggy Thompson and her husband Bernie, Albany, GA., grandson, Rob Blaylock, Douglasville, GA., step-granddaughter, Christy Stickler, Coco Beach, FL., great-grandchild, Tristan Malcolm, Douglasville, GA., and a number of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Tuesday (September 18, 2012) from 2:00 p.m. until the funeral hour at Mathews Funeral Home.

Those desiring may make memorials to First United Methodist Church, 307 Flint Ave., Albany, GA, 31701.

To sign our online registry or to send condolences to the family, you may visit Mathews' website at www.mathewsfuneralhome.com.

Mathews Funeral Home

Albany 229/435-5657