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Marion Beverly Smith Sikes

November 20, 1938 — July 14, 2010

Marion Beverly Sikes, 71, of Cocoa Beach, Florida, died Wednesday, July 14, 2010, at her home. Born on November 20, 1938, in Albany, Georgia she was the daughter of the late Clyde Duron Smith and Lorraine Smith and sister to the late Lynn D. Moss of Alpharetta, Georgia, and Charlene Gray of Valdosta, Georgia. She was a devoted wife, loving mother and an example of strength and courage to all.

Survivors include her loving husband of 50 years, Col. Jackie E. (Jack) Sikes (Ret) of Cocoa Beach; son, Paul B. Sikes and his wife Misti of Rockledge, Florida; daughter, Dana Sikes and her fiancee, Michael Prince of Cocoa Beach; grandchildren, Sophia Prince of Cocoa Beach, Reznor and Darren Day and Astrid Phillips of Rockledge; nephews, Britt Cody of Atlanta, Scott Cody and his wife, Diane of Valdosta; niece, Eve Gray of Atlanta; good friends, Sandra Loftin of Valdosta and Barbara Banister and Marti Speed, both of Cocoa Beach; and cousin, Linda Bagwell of Atlanta.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, July 17, 2010, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Carson McLane Funeral Home, Valdosta, Georgia. Graveside services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 17, 2010, at McLane Riverview Memorial Gardens with the Reverend Bob Willis officiating. Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at

Funeral Home:
Carson McLane Funeral Home
2215 North Patterson Street
Valdosta, GA
US 31602

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