Sally Perry Cox

Published 7:48 am Friday, November 23, 2012

Sept. 22, 1923 –
Nov. 23, 2012

Mrs. Sally Perry Cox, 89, of Bainbridge, went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, at The Bridge At Bay St. Joseph, in Florida.

The graveside service to celebrate her life was held Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at Spring Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Seminole County, with Rev. Robert Johns officiating.

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Mrs. Cox was born at Spring Creek, in Seminole County, Ga., the daughter of Charles Lee Perry and Amanda Johnson Perry. She was a graduate of Franklin D. Roosevelt Senior High School, Class of 1939, in Seminole County. Mrs. Cox was a member of Faceville Baptist Church. She was a devoted wife and mother who delighted in her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Cox was preceded in death by her loving husband, Col. (Ret.) James A. Cox; her sister, Omie Perry Dillard; her brothers, Clenard Perry, Clyde Perry, Grady Perry, Oliver Perry and A.J. Perry; her son-in-law, Paul Sparks; and her beloved grandson, Samuel Johnson Cox.

She leaves behind four children to cherish her memory: her son, James Allen and Cathy Cox of Port St. Joe, Fla.; her daughters, Suzanne Sparks of Wilmington Island, Ga., Karen and Hugh McStay of Bainbridge, and Diane and David Shuman of Savannah; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Ivey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.