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Robbi Hicks-Wylie

April 30, 1961 ~ January 11, 2010 (age 48)

Robbi Jeanine Hicks-Wylie, age 48, of Greensboro, GA, died Monday, January 11 , 2010. Born in Fulton County, Georgia on April 30, 1961, she was the daughter of John Aaron Hicks, Jr. and Nellie Louise Ware Hicks of Powder Springs, GA. She graduated from McEachern High School in 1978, attended Emory University and the University of Georgia and graduated from Kennesaw State University in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Psychology. With more than 27 years in the Travel Industry, Robbi has worked for Eastern Airlines, American Express Travel and was President of Discount Travel Galleria at Akers Mill Square from 1990 to 1993. She had a "wonderlust" for travel that took her all over the world. She thrived in discovering new and exciting places and sharing this with her staff and fellow travelers. Robbi was also a writer for Southern Distinction which allowed her to share her passion for travel with others. She also operated "Chemo Limo" for cancer patients. For the last fifteen years she was Owner, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Lakeside Companies at Lake Oconee.

On June 4, 1982 she married Robert Vincent "Bob" Wylie, Jr. In addition to her husband and her parents, she is survived by a son, Denver Aaron Wylie of Greensboro, GA; a sister, Sherri Moore of Marietta, GA; several nieces, nephews, great nieces, nephews; and in laws, Robert and Virginia Wylie of Marietta, GA; and many other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday night at McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad Street, Greensboro, GA 30642, (706) 453-2626. The family will also receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday night at White Columns Funeral Home, 1115 Clay Road, Mableton, GA 30059, (770) 948-0113. Funeral services will be held Friday, January 15, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at the chapel of White Columns Funeral Home with Rev. Johnathan Woodward officiating. Interment will follow at Kennesaw Memorial Park, Marietta, GA 30064. Serving as pallbearers are Bryan Moore, Brian Jones, Jonathan Moore, Jason Moore, John Bryan and Tony Smith.

The family requests that any memorials be made to the Elks Aidmore Children''s Center, 2394 Morrison Rd., Conyers, GA 30094 or to the Susan G. Komen Foundation For the Cure, 4840 Roswell Road, Atlanta, GA 30342.

McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, 706-453-2626, is in charge of local arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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