Wayne Hicks age 37 of Smithville, passed away Wednesday night, May 8, 2019 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro. He was born December 16, 1981 in Smithville to his parents, Terry Wayne Hicks and the late Barbara Thomas Hicks. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Willie Eugene and Vada Thomas and a niece, Kaitlyn Taylor. Wayne was a member of the Outreach Baptist Church and a mechanic. He is survived by 9 children, Adam Wayne Hicks, Grayson Edwin Wayne Hicks, Annyiah Hicks, Waylon Kade Hicks, Destiny Dawn Murphy, Monie Elaine Murphy, Austin Lee Estes, Allison Nichole Nash and Connor Michael Nash all Smithville; fiancé, Stephanie Trapp of Smithville; father and mom, Terry and Melissa Hicks of Liberty; siblings, April Denise Bennett of Smithville, Amanda Salazar of Manchester, Carl Cantrell of Smithville, Justin Cantrell of Cookeville, Jerry Donald Cantrell of Smithville, Dillon Hicks of Smithville and Shea Hicks of Smithville; paternal grandparents, Bobby Hicks of Georgia and Lois (Carl) Montgomery of Liberty and several aunts, uncles and cousins. The family will receive friends on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 12 Noon until 3:PM at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. There will be a private funeral held with Bro. Nathan Thomason and Bro. Lewis Carrick officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to DeKalb Funeral Chapel to help with funeral expenses. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.