Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Mary Octavia Loux, age 77, of Cleveland. Mrs. Loux passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014.
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The family will receive friends at the residence of Mrs. Loux's daughter, Debra Watson, 226 Starlight Drive, Sautee on Sunday after noon and again at the funeral home on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, from 5- 7 p.m.
Mary was born in Hall County on Feb. 24, 1936, to the late Gordon Bell and Bertha Ward Bell. She was the former owner of Titus Cleaning in Gainesville. Following her retirement in 1984, she and her late husband, Darrell Loux, would answer the call to serve God by founding ManZena Ministries, a nonprofit ministry which provided food and clothing to the less fortunate.
Mary was a true Christian and this was exemplified in her daily walk. She always had a smile and kind word for those she met along the way and never failed to mention her faith in God and share her testimony.
In additon to her husband, Mary is preceded in death by her sisters, Lucille Kelly and Nell Wilson; as well as her brother, Lee Bell.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Janet and Jeff Head, Gainesville; Debra Watson and Royce Sellers, Sautee; brother, Alex Bell; and sister, Avis Norris, both of Gainesville; grandchildren, Kelly Kanches, Joshua Head, John Watson, Erin Watson, Ashley Ledbetter and Logan Sellers; great-grandchildren, Brooke Kanches and Alana Kanches.
To share a memory of Mary or to send a condolence, please visit www.alexander-funeral.com.
Arrangements for Mrs. Mary Octavia Loux are in the care of Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland, 706-865-1500.
Alexander Funeral Home
2721 Highway 129 South
Cleveland, GA 30528
Published in gainesvilletimes.com on Jan. 27, 2014