COLUMBUS ó Mattee T. Cox, 71, died Feb. 5, 2020, at Baptist Memorial-Golden Triangle. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Charity Mission Full Gospel Baptist Church of Crawford, with the Rev. John cox officiating . Burial will follow at Cox Family Cemetery of Columbus. Visitation is from 1-7 p.m. today, at Antioch M.B. Church of Columbus. Carterís Funeral Service of Columbus is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Cox was born Oct. 6, 1948, in Columbus, to the late Jerry Turner Sr. and Nettie Hargrove Turner. She was a 1967 graduate of RE Hunt High School, attended Mary Holmes Junior College, was a 1971 graduate of Lane college, a graduate of Mississippi University of Women and Mississippi State. She was formerly employed at a teacher and a member of Pleasant Grove Full Gospel Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her stepfather, Luthaniel Clay; and brother, James Turner. She is survived by her husband, Rev. John Cox of Columbus; Children, HiYon Cox of Columbus, Ohio and Patrick Cox of Columbus; siblings, Jerry Turner Jr. of Columbus, Richard Turner of Macon, Pinkie Fullilove of Herndon, Virginia, Brenda Buckhalter and Valerie Porter both of Columbus. Pallbearers will be Rodney Turner, Joe Goulde, Roscoe Stallings, Shamato Mixon, Charles Cox, Johnathan Cox, Omar Colbert, Ronnie Bailey, Kelton Cox and Jeremy Turner. Memorials may be made to American Heart Association/American Stroke Association PO Box 840692 Dallas, TX 75284-0692.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on February 14, 2020
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