William Cox

Published 12:00 am Monday, November 17, 2008

Funeral services for William Oliver “Bill” Cox, 72, of Camilla, Ga., were held Sunday, Nov. 16, at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church with the Revs. Conrad Salter and Jim Naylor officiating.

Interment followed in the church cemetery with Tracy Posey, Jason Cox, Hollis Cox Jr., Kenny Cox, Dennis Cox and James Pollock serving as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Mount Pleasant Senior Adult Sunday School class, Larry Posey, Donnie Foister, Jerry Brock and Robert Singleton.

Mr. Cox was born in Mitchell County, Ga., and died Friday, Nov. 14, 2008, at his residence.

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He was a farmer and carpenter and a member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Daisy Dean Cox of Camilla; three daughters, Brenda Glass of Pelham. Ga., Janice Gilliard of Cairo, Ga., and Jenny Poitevint of Camilla; one sister, Juanita Cox of Brinson, Ga.; three brothers, Hollis Cox Sr. and Alvie Cox, both of Pelham and Floyd Cox Jr. of Brinson; seven grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Memorials may be made to Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Bobby White, 118 Burnum Road, Climax, GA 39834.

Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.