Mrs. Willie Cornelia Vowell, 97, formally of LaGrange died Monday, August 25, 2014, at Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, GA.
Mrs. Vowell was born May 1, 1917 in Chambers County, AL to the late Grover Cleveland Cox and Lula Belle Horton Cox. She was a member for many years of Southwest Baptist Church, where she enjoyed being involved with church activities. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Artie Clyde Vowell and several siblings.
She is survived by one daughter, Linda Hilkman of Roswell, GA; four grandchildren, Kimberly Brown of Griffin, GA; Christian Hilkman of Chattanooga, TN; Eric Hilkman of Mesa, AZ; and Michael Hilkman of Suwanee, GA; 9 great grandchildren; a sister, Helen Bailey of Wadley, AL; other relatives and friends.
Graveside services will be 2:00 P.M. Thursday, August 28, 2014 in Restlawn Memory Gardens with Reverend Steve Langley officiating. The gathering of family and friends will be Wednesday, August 27, 2014 from 6:00 P.M. til 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting www.shlagrange.com.
Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA 30240 (706) 884-8636