Originally created 07/19/00

Mr. Samuel Dicks



ATLANTA - Mr. Samuel "L" Dicks, 78, of Veltre Circle, died Saturday, July 15, 2000.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Elizabeth Baptist Church with Rev. Craig L. Oliver officiating. Burial will be in Lincoln Cemetery.

Mr. Dicks, a native of Aiken, was founder and owner of Dicks Cosmetics. He was a member of Zion Fair Baptist Church, New Ellenton.

The family said, "He was educated at Bettis Academy in Edgefield, S.C., he received the Atlanta Business Man of the Year Award and Atlanta Business Century Club Award.

Survivors include his wife, Irene Hester Dicks; two sons, Samuel B. Dicks and Ruben Dicks, both of Atlanta; a brother, Mingo W. Dicks, Williston, S.C.; six sisters, Elarrie M. Williams, Graniteville, Dorothy Glasper, Columbia; Penny O. Smith, Josephine D. Smiley, Nazarine D. Morgan and Leola N. Dicks, all of Aiken; and three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at Jackson-Brooks Funeral Home, Aiken.