Mabel Grimes Cox

Thu, 11/06/2008 - 4:29pm
By: The Citizen

Mabel Grimes Cox, 93, Newnan, died Nov. 4, 2008. She was born Feb. 1, 1915 and was raised in he Welcome Community of Newnan. She was preceded in death by her parents, Elisha "Mort" and Elizabeth Wortham Grimes, her husband, Malvin "Chick" Cox, brothers, Hewlette Grimes and Alton Grimes, and a sister, Mary Grimes Crain. She was a longtime member of Providence Baptist Church and the North Fayette Baptist Church. She had been a resident of Christian City for 19 years. She spent her lifetime taking care of the needs of all her family.

Services were at the McKoon Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Jim Willis officiating. Interment was at the Providence Baptist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include children, Joel and Joan Cox Sr., Naples, Fla., Carol Almand, Newnan, James and Janet Cox,, Sparta, Ga.; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren

Memorial donations may be made to the Christian City Home for Children, Inc., 7300 Lester Rd., Union City, GA 30291.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

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