James Pressley Cox
James Pressley Cox, son of William
M. Cox and Malissa Hite.
James Pressley Cox
Bartow Herald (Cartersville, Georgia) July 16,
James Presley Cox Buried at Macedonia On Sunday Morning
Mr. James Presley Cox, 19 years of age, died last Friday morning at
seven o’clock after a three weeks illness at his home in the
Center community. Although he had been ill for some time, his death
came as a great shock to all who knew him.
He was a devout Christian boy and was a member of the Center Baptist
church for about three years. He was a young man loved by all who
knew him and was the type of boy who made friends by kind deeds and
words. He was always pleasant with all and he will be greatly missed.
Funeral services were conducted Sunday morning at 11 o’clock
at Macedonia. Rev. S.M. Smith conducted the services, assisted by
Sandy Bennett and Rev. A.S. Massey, of Douglasville. The songs “Nothing
but The Blood of Jesus” and “Sweet Bye and Bye,”
were beautifully and touchingly rendered. Interment was in the Macedonia
Surviving Mr. Cox, are his father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. W.M. Cox
and the following brothers and sisters, Leroy Cox of Acworth, Nat,
Chamblee, Wes and Harold Cox, and Mrs. Ben Woods and Misses Annie
and Lotta Cox.
Messers. Herbert Lewis, Cliff Bohannon, Lon Bohannon, Gold Johnson,
Robert Hulsey and Ralph Knight, served as pallbearers. John W. Jones
funeral directors, was in charge of arrangements.
Tribune News (Cartersville, Georgia) July 16, 1931
Center Youth Died Friday
On July 10th, 1931, God called from the home of Mr. and Mrs. W.M.
Cox a dear son and brother, and left a home sad and lonely, a place
vacant which no one can fill. He was nineteen years of age and a member
of the Center Baptist Church.
He was in poor health for some time, but was seriously ill only a
All the doctors and loved ones could do was done, but the poor, tired
body gave way and the soul took its flight to that home in the skies.
The body was carried to the Macedonia Church for interment on Sunday
and he was laid to rest in the Macedonia Cemetery. John W. Jones had
charge of the funeral arrangements.
He will be badly missed, not only in his home, but in the community.
He was a good boy, and much loved by all who knew him.
He leaves a father, mother and several brothers and sisters to mourn
the idea of a son and brother.
Sister Mrs. Ben Woods is Eva Cox.
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