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Marie A. <I>Sparkman</I> Boxx

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Marie A. Sparkman Boxx

Birth
Butler County, Missouri, USA
Death
3 Jul 2022 (aged 95)
Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Missouri, USA
Burial
Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Missouri, USA Add to Map
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Marie A. Boxx, 95, of Poplar Bluff, passed away Sunday, July 3, 2022, in Poplar Bluff.

Mrs. Boxx was born Sept. 4, 1926, in Butler County to John Edwin and Vera Kurz Sparkman. She graduated from Poplar Bluff High School Class of 1944. Mrs. Boxx worked for many years as a tax preparer for Desgranges Tax Service. She was a faithful member of Black Creek Missionary Baptist Church and lived her life in accordance with God's word. She loved quilting and being outdoors working in her flower beds. Her prize quilt was of the State of Missouri.

On Dec. 29, 1944, she married Billy Malcom Boxx in Corning, Arkansas. He preceded her in death in 2010.

Survivors include two sons, Kenneth Malcom Boxx and wife Safiye of Poplar Bluff and Billy Andrew Boxx and wife Ellen of Jonesboro, Arkansas; four grandchildren, Angela Boxx of Little Rock, Jeff Boxx and wife Lisa of Minneola, Florida, Lisa Boxx and husband Matt of Huntsville, Alabama and William Boxx and wife Katherine of California; one great-grandson Andrew Boxx also of Florida; and a brother Robert Sparkman of Poplar Bluff.

In addition to her husband Mrs. Boxx was also preceded in death by her infant daughter Annie Boxx, her parents and five siblings, John, Kenneth, Meredith, Norma, and Carol.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 pm Wednesday at Cotrell Willow Ridge Funeral Chapel, 1100 Iron Bridge Road in Poplar Bluff. A graveside service will begin at 10 am Thursday at Sparkman Cemetery in Butler County with Rev. Russell Chitwood officiating.

Memorials may be made to Haven House, 921 W Harper St., Poplar Bluff, MO 63901 or to Black Creek Missionary Baptist Church, 549 CR 467, Poplar Bluff, MO 63901.

Cotrell Willow Ridge Funeral and Cremation Service is honored to serve the family of Marie A. Boxx.
Marie A. Boxx, 95, of Poplar Bluff, passed away Sunday, July 3, 2022, in Poplar Bluff.

Mrs. Boxx was born Sept. 4, 1926, in Butler County to John Edwin and Vera Kurz Sparkman. She graduated from Poplar Bluff High School Class of 1944. Mrs. Boxx worked for many years as a tax preparer for Desgranges Tax Service. She was a faithful member of Black Creek Missionary Baptist Church and lived her life in accordance with God's word. She loved quilting and being outdoors working in her flower beds. Her prize quilt was of the State of Missouri.

On Dec. 29, 1944, she married Billy Malcom Boxx in Corning, Arkansas. He preceded her in death in 2010.

Survivors include two sons, Kenneth Malcom Boxx and wife Safiye of Poplar Bluff and Billy Andrew Boxx and wife Ellen of Jonesboro, Arkansas; four grandchildren, Angela Boxx of Little Rock, Jeff Boxx and wife Lisa of Minneola, Florida, Lisa Boxx and husband Matt of Huntsville, Alabama and William Boxx and wife Katherine of California; one great-grandson Andrew Boxx also of Florida; and a brother Robert Sparkman of Poplar Bluff.

In addition to her husband Mrs. Boxx was also preceded in death by her infant daughter Annie Boxx, her parents and five siblings, John, Kenneth, Meredith, Norma, and Carol.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 pm Wednesday at Cotrell Willow Ridge Funeral Chapel, 1100 Iron Bridge Road in Poplar Bluff. A graveside service will begin at 10 am Thursday at Sparkman Cemetery in Butler County with Rev. Russell Chitwood officiating.

Memorials may be made to Haven House, 921 W Harper St., Poplar Bluff, MO 63901 or to Black Creek Missionary Baptist Church, 549 CR 467, Poplar Bluff, MO 63901.

Cotrell Willow Ridge Funeral and Cremation Service is honored to serve the family of Marie A. Boxx.


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  • Created by: Sheena C Relative First cousin
  • Added: Jul 6, 2022
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/241292844/marie_a-boxx: accessed ), memorial page for Marie A. Sparkman Boxx (4 Sep 1926–3 Jul 2022), Find a Grave Memorial ID 241292844, citing Sparkman Cemetery, Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Missouri, USA; Maintained by Sheena C (contributor 48219823).