Lincy Mae Nellums passed from this earthly life on June 13, 2019 at her home with her family by her side in Texas City, Texas. Lincy was born on January 11, 1946 to Allen Wiltz and Mary Enola Lasseigne in St. Martinville, Louisiana. Lincy followed the calling of the Lord and became a nurse to care for others in the way He led her. Lincy was a nurse for 30+ years before retiring in 1999.
Lincy is preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Morris Nellums; her parents, Allen and Mary Wiltz; daughter, Cynthia Hicks; sisters, Marie Little, Lorenza Wiltz, Linda Generous and Mary Francis; brothers, Robert Wiltz and Cornelius Wiltz and one grandson Kesean Anderson.
Lincy leaves to cherish many memories, her son, Edward “Bubba” Hicks; daughter, Anna Marie Hicks-Williams; sisters, Cerenia Littles, Cleopatra Martin and Maxine Parson; brothers, Jimmy Poullard (Mary Ann) and Nathanial Wiltz; grandchildren, Ebony Broadway, Steven Comer, Jessica Comer, and Lynee Anderson; great-grandchildren, Serenity Reynolds, Stephan Reynolds, Jacoby Harper, Shania Broadway, Isiah Coleman and Tony Smalls, Jr. and a host of other close family members and friends.
There will be a public visitation held on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. with a chapel service to follow at 11:00 a.m. Services will be held at the chapel of Bay Area Funeral Directors, located at 5410 FM 1765 in Texas City, Texas 77591. 409-933-4300. All memorials may be sent to the funeral home.