Sept. 19, 1923 – Nov. 22, 2012

Published: Friday, November 30, 2012 at 10:26 AM.

Mrs. Sally Perry Cox, 89, of Bainbridge, GA, went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, November 22, 2012 at The Bridge at Bay St. Joseph. The family received friends from 10 a.m. until noon on Saturday, November 24, 2012 at Ivey Funeral Home. The graveside service to celebrate her life followed at 2 p.m. at Spring Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Seminole County, GA with Rev. Robert Johns officiating.

Mrs. Cox was born at Spring Creek, 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.

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

Mrs. Cox was preceded in death by her loving husband, Col. (Ret.) James 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.

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