Martha Cox


Holly Hill SecretaryTALLAHASSEE -- Mrs. Martha T. Cox of Tallahassee, formerly of Davenport, died of heart failure Friday (March 18, 2005) in Tallahassee. She was 86.Born in Macon, Ga., she moved to Tallahassee from Davenport last year. She was a corporate secretary for Holly Hill Fruit Products for 63 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Davenport and served as a church clerk for more than 67 years.Mrs. Cox was preceded in death by her husband, Luther Thomas Cox Sr. She is survived by her son, L. Thomas Cox Jr.; daughters, Margie Beth White, Apalachicola, Barbara Grace Andrew, Winter Haven; sisters, Elsie Edwards, Denver, Myrtle Young, Orlando; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.Visitation will be from 6 to 8 this evening at Oak Ridge Funeral Care, 1001 Grace Ave., Haines City. Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church of Davenport. Burial will be in Evergreen Burial Park in Davenport. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 102 Maple St. W., Davenport, the American Heart Association, 1304 E. Sixth Ave., Tallahassee, FL 32303, or the American Cancer Society, 241 John Knox Road, Tallahassee, FL 32303.

Published in Ledger on Mar. 23, 2005
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