April 26, 2022, 93, Goldsboro –
Etheleen Sauls Hikes, 93, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at Sutton’s Retirement Center. Born in Greene County on July 26, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Jimmy and Alberta Bass Sauls.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald J. Hikes; sons, Leonard Edmundson and Edward Edmundson; ten brothers; two sisters; and her canine companion, Micky.
Etheleen is survived by her daughter, Jeannie Sauls and husband, Ronnie of Eureka; grandchildren, Kim Andrews and husband, Brian of Smithfield, Heather Zaragoza and husband, Gonzalo of Lake in the Hills, IL, Freedom Edmundson and husband, Michael Jones of Goldsboro, Robbie Edmundson and wife, Elizabeth of Hampstead, and Jamie Edmundson and wife Tracy of Fremont; great-grandchildren, Alexa, Brandon, and Nathan Zaragoza, Brandon, Brianna, and Coleman Edmundson; her great-great-granddaughter, Mila Meadows; and several nieces and nephews.
Etheleen enjoyed the simple things in life. She took great pride in caring for her children and grandchildren. Etheleen enjoyed the beauty of nature from tending to her flowers and plants, her beloved animals and wetting a fishing line.
A graveside funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at the Eureka Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Friday evening at Seymour Funeral Home.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Online condolences may be expressed at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.