Mrs. Mary McCannon Mattox


Mrs. Mary Pauline McCannon Mattox, 77, of Carlton, Georgia passed away on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at her home.


Mrs. Mattox was born in Washington, Georgia to the late George and Dollie Lee Castle McCannon.  She was the bride of Mr. Jimmy Mattox, having celebrated 39 years together before his passing in 2000.  Mrs. Mattox worked in the textile industry as a seamstress.  Her greatest delight was spending time with her family whom she loved dearly.


Mrs. Mattox is survived by her sons: Chuck McCannon (Mindy) of LaFayette, Henry Mattox (Melissa), and David Mattox (Jackie), all of Elberton; and her daughters: Rose Bruce (Ricky) of Carlton, and Josephine Parker (Bobby) of Nicholson.  She also leaves behind several grandchildren:  Stephanie Young, Michael McCannon, Nikki McCannon, Jennifer Bruce, Jonathan Bruce, Natalie Bruce, Kevin Parker, Shane Parker, Michaela Mattox, and Corbin Mattox;  five great-grandchildren: Tymon Young, Kyler McCannon, Austin Bruce, Cole Carthern, and Kayla Poss;  two great-great-grandchildren: Brewer Poss and Asher Poss; and several beloved nieces and nephews.


In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Mattox was preceded in death by a daughter,  Azzie Lee “Toby” McCannon; a grandson, Derek Randy Haynes; two sisters, Frances McCannon Treadwell and Hallie McCannon Hubbard; and three brothers: Thomas Earl McCannon, George McCannon, Jr., and William Allen “Shine” McCannon.


A service to celebrate Mrs. Mattox’s life will be held on Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. in The Chapel of Hicks Funeral Home, with Rev. Gary Purvis and Rev. Al Butler officiating.  A time of visitation will be held on Saturday evening at Hicks Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00 p.m.  Interment will be in Forest Hills Memorial Park.  Pallbearers will be Corbin Mattox, Jonathan Bruce, Michael McCannon, Kevin Parker, Titus Poss, and Josh Bullard.


Flowers will be graciously accepted, and the family will be at the residence of Henry and Melissa Mattox at 1075 Deadwyler Drive in Elberton.


Arrangements for Mrs. Mary Pauline Mattox are in the care of Hicks Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Elberton.  



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