Annie C. Ricks of Covington, GA died Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at her residence. She was born on December 3, 1925 in Cedartown, GA to Oscar and Etta Mae Welchel. Mrs. Ricks was a life long resident of Newton and Rockdale counties and was a member of Lake Creek Baptist Church. She loved gardening, canning and crocheting. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother. She lived her life around her family. Mrs. Ricks is survived by daughters and sons-in-law: Beverly and Roger Boivin of Covington, GA, Carol Ricks and James Kimbrell of Monticello GA; six grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and one great-great granddaughter. She is preceded in death by her husband of 52 years: Bertow Ricks, father and mother: Oscar and Etta Mae Welchel, son: John Wayman Ricks and her three sisters and four brothers. Services will be held at 11:00AM on Friday, December 10, 2010 in the Chapel of Wheeler Funeral Home with Rev. Frank Nichols officiating. Interment will be at Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, December 9, 2010 from 6:00-8:00 PM. Guest may sign the online register book at www.wheelerfuneralhome.com. Wheeler Funeral Home & Crematory, 11405 Brown Bridge Road, Covington, GA 30016 (770) 786-7111