Mrs. Isabella Cox Stovall, age 98, of Jefferson, passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2009, at her home.
Mrs. Stovall, born August 3, 1910, in Clarkton, North Carolina, was a daughter of the late Edgar James Cox and the late Julia Eva Cromartie Cox. In her earlier years, she served as Superintendent of Welfare for Bladen County, North Carolina. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jefferson. Mrs. Stovall was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. James Thomas Stovall; sister, Catherine Cox Chew; and brothers, Nathan and James Cox.
Survivors include daughter, Julia S. Howard and her husband Robert of Woodruff, South Carolina; son, James Thomas Stovall III and his wife Mildred of Homerville; grandchildren: James Thomas Stovall IV, Sarah Isabella Howard Lloyd, Benjamin Clark Stovall, and Julia Anna Howard Ward; nine great grandchildren; and special caregiver, Connie Smith.
Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, August 1, 2009, at the First Baptist Church of Jefferson with Dr. Michael Helms officiating. Private burial will be held at Woodbine Cemetery, Jefferson.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Jefferson, P.O. Box 395 Jefferson, GA 30549; or the Jefferson Library, 379 Old Pendergrass Road Jefferson, GA 30549.
Viewing will be held Friday afternoon from 2:00 until 5:00 PM at the funeral home; and the family will receive friends at Mrs. Stovallâ