Mollie Burden Sikes, 78 of Greenville, passed away on June
13, 2017 at Legend Healthcare in Greenville. Funeral services are scheduled for
10:00 A.M., Friday, June 16, 2017 at Highland Terrace Baptist Church with
Pastor Justin Milton and Rev. Samuel Glenn officiating. Burial will be 2:00
P.M. at Smyrna Cemetery in Winnsboro, Texas. Visitation will be 6:00 P.M. to
8:00 P.M., Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.
Mrs. Sikes was born in Whitewright, Texas on December 31,
1938 to J.B. Burden and Roxie Nadine Young. She married Rev. Curtis L. Sikes in
Winnsboro, Texas on August 19, 1983. She graduated from Pecan Gap High School
in 1957, where she played basketball, scoring 51 points in one game. She was an avid sports fan throughout life
always watching the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers and the Dallas Mavericks. She
retired as a seamstress. She was a retired Sunday school teacher in Winnsboro
prior to moving to Greenville. She was a member of the Joy Sunday School class
at Highland Terrace Baptist Church.
She is survived by her daughters, Teresa Fedrick Petty and
husband, James of Cumby, Karen Fedrick Milton of Greenville, Angela Fedrick
Vaughan and husband, Chris of Farmersville, brother, Ed Burden and wife,
Paulette of Rusk, sister, Lue Lane of Caddo Mills, grandchildren, Ricky
Belcher, Tiffany Keels, Lisa Burgess, Michelle Barnhardt, Carrie Petty, John
Michael Milton, Justin Milton, Malia Milton Bakkum, Kara Milton, Stacy Swyers
Sanchez, Stephanie Swyers Tant, Caleb Vaughan and Ethan Vaughan; seventeen
She is preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Curtis L.
Sikes, parents, daughter, Gail Fedrick Swyers, brothers, J. B. Burden Jr.,
Billy Wayne Burden, sister, Ruby Burden Price and one grandson, Billy Dale
Pallbearers will be Ricky Belcher, John Michael Milton,
Caleb Vaughan, Ethan Vaughan, Luis Sanchez and Brian Bakkum.