The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, August 24, 2013 at New Hope Baptist Church, Georgia Highway 26 East, Montezuma, Georgia, where Reverend Allen Waters is Pastor, Reverend Coley Clark, Jr. will officiate. Interment will follow in Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery, Dooling, Georgia.
Rickey Rydale Fulks, Sr. was born March 15, 1960 in Dooly County, Georgia to Heddie Mae Burden and the late John Henry Fulks. He was reared by his paternal grandmother, the late Sadie C. Fulks. J. W. West and the late Florence Fulks West were instrumental in helping to rear him. He was preceded in death by his great grandparents, the late Pearline Brinson and Bobby Lee Brinson. He was a 1978 graduate of Vienna High School, Vienna, Georgia. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He was employed with Blue Bird Body Company for four years as a line finisher. He was a member of Reedy Branch Baptist Church, Byromville, Georgia.
He was married to Mrs. Lee Ann Fulks. He was blessed to be the father of four children, Rickey Rydale Fulks, Jr., Byromville, Georgia, Latonya, Turvinqulus, and Ricktavious Fulks, all of Jackson, Mississippi; a loving companion, Ms. Denise Colbert, Montezuma, Georgia; a beloved mother, Ms. Heddie Mae Burden, Byromville, Georgia, step-mother, Norman Jean Fulks, Atlanta, Georgia; 10 grandchildren; three siblings, Pervis Burden (Bonnie), Maxine McReynolds (Keith), all of Jacksonville Beach, Florida and Trinity Burden, Americus, Georgia; aunts, Evelyn Gamble (Robert), Chicago, Illinois, Essie Vera Walker, Saint Louis, Missouri, Edith Fulks, St. Petersburg, Florida, Pauline Harvey (Johnny), Montezuma, Georgia, Jenell B. Lester, St. Petersburg, Florida; a very devoted friend, Larry James Johnson (Linda), a devoted cousin, Valerie West; brothers- in-law and sister-in-law, Larry Hamilton, Byromville, Georgia, John Henry Hamilton, Atlanta, Georgia, Anthony Coleman, Darren Coleman, and Paula Coleman all of Lily, Georgia; a host of beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
- Evang. Carolyn Cokley(Saturday, August 24 13 04:38 pm EDT)
May the Lord give strength in time bereavement.
- Alexander Perkins(Saturday, August 24 13 01:52 am EDT)
May God bless and keep you.
- Timothy Lee Walker(Friday, August 23 13 12:03 pm EDT)
Rest in peace Ricky, you will be missed by all of us, you left too soon.
your cousin Timothy Lee Walker
- Debra Ann Burden Oglesby(Friday, August 23 13 11:51 am EDT)
My prayers and best wishes go out to my sister Heddie Mae Burden and the rest of the family. I will always remember the smile on Rickey's face and his greeting of "Hey Antie". He will be missed.
- Vera Daniel(Friday, August 23 13 11:45 am EDT)
Love and miss you dearly cousin. Rest In Peace...Mama Sadie, Shine and John Henry are rejoicing to be with you again.
Love you always,
- Anna Armstrong(Friday, August 23 13 12:49 am EDT)
Sorry for your loss.. Rickey were one in a million, a very fun and loving person. My prayers goes out to Ms. Heddie Mae and Family.
- Teresa Watkins and Family(Thursday, August 22 13 09:40 pm EDT)
MY heartfelt sympathy to the family for the loss of your love one. Ricky was always fun to be around such a happy spirited person he will be missed. May god give his family strength during this difficulty time..
- Bernice-Williams Kimbrough(Thursday, August 22 13 06:14 pm EDT)
My heartfelt sympathy and condolences to the family for the loss of your love one. Rickey enjoyed life and always had a smile on his face. May God give you strength and peace during this difficult time.
- Michelle Hamilton Conley(Thursday, August 22 13 10:25 am EDT)
Auntie Ann and cousin's my thoughts and prayers are with you all doing this time.. love you all
- Maggie Collier(Thursday, August 22 13 09:43 am EDT)
Our thoughts and prayers and with you all. With Deepest Sympathy.
Collier, Green & Williams Family
Dooly County, GA
- Rev. Lewis Burden Sr. / Catherine(Wednesday, August 21 13 12:29 pm EDT)
We pray you find strength in God to help you bear your loss.
- J.T., Jessie B. Spivey & Family(Wednesday, August 21 13 10:11 am EDT)
May it comfort you to know that others care. We are thinking of you all during this difficult time. Our heartfelt condolences and prayers to the entire family.
- Gale Anderson(Wednesday, August 21 13 08:53 am EDT)
We are thinking about you all during your most difficult time.
Willie Mae Cobb and Children (Vienna)