Clara Belle <I>Bridgeman</I> Cox

Clara Belle Bridgeman Cox

Travelers Rest, Greenville County, South Carolina, USA
Death 9 Mar 2010 (aged 83)
Greenville County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Travelers Rest, Greenville County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 49575914 · View Source
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Clara Cox

Clara Bridgeman Cox, of 8 Lenhardt Court, Greenville, passed away March 9, 2010 at Open Arms Hospice House in Simpsonville.

Although she had failing health for the last two years, she never lost her feisty spirit and sense of humor. She was 83 years old.

A prominent business woman for more than fifty years, she is best remembered as the owner of White Horse Tax Service, and continued to work there until 2005.

Ms. Cox was born in Travelers Rest, SC to the late Vincie Ann Howard and Richard William Bridgeman. She was the youngest of seven children and was the last surviving member of her family. She graduated from Travelers Rest High School in 1943 and was an active and long-time member of Tanglewood Baptist Church in Greenville.

Surviving are two daughters, Sharon Jones Magee and her husband Bob, of Waxhaw, NC, and Kay Cook and her husband, Larry, of Troutman, NC; a son, Dennis Patrick Cox of Greenville; grandchildren, Douglas Sprayberry, David Jones, and Ronnie Redmond, all of Greenville, Chase Bagwell of Troutman, NC, Pam Staton of Woodruff, and Robyn Jones Jennings of Atlanta, GA. She also leaves behind her caregivers and dear friends, Barbara Yount and Dot Gillespie; 12 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and six siblings, Ms. Cox was preceded in death by a son, David Bagwell, a daughter, Brenda Redmond, and two granddaughters, Theresa Sprayberry Howe and Rhonda Michelle Bagwell.

Visitation will be held on Friday, March 12, 2010, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 13, 2010 at Tanglewood Baptist Church, Greenville, with the Reverends David Osborne and Shane Donald officiating.

Burial will follow at Grandview Memorial Gardens, Travelers Rest, SC.

Memorials may be made to Open Arms Hospice, 1836 W. Georgia Road, Simpsonville, SC, 29680.

The family will be at the home of Ms. Cox, 8 Lenhardt Court, Greenville.

Published in The Greenville News on March 11, 2010

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  • Added: 11 Mar 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 49575914
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