Rose Mary Fox, age 81, of #2286 Calhoun Highway NE, Rome, died Monday, December 14th, 2009 at a local hospital.
A native of Gordon County, Georgia, Mrs. Fox was born on December 12th, 1928, the daughter of the late Oliver and Daisy Cochran McClure. She was a member of Rome Baptist Temple and attended New Life Ministries in Adairsville and Kingston Full Gospel. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Fox loved going to the Adairsville Cracker Barrel with friends and loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-granddaughter Alexis and great-grandson, Mason. Mrs. Fox along with her late husband, Hershel Fox owned and operated Fox Trucking Company. Mrs. Fox was preceded in death by a daughter, Martha Jane Fox in July, 1947 and by 1 sister and 5 brothers. She was married on August 3rd, 1946 to Hershel Hall Fox who preceded her in death on October 3rd, 1992.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Teresa and Ed Pye of Rome; a son and daughter-in-law, Lamar and Brenda Fox of Rome; 6 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren, special friends, Gordon and Imagene Brewster and John and Teresa Thurman.
Funeral services for Rose Mary Fox will be held on Thursday afternoon, December 17th, 2009 at 2 o'clock from the Parkview Chapel of Fred Talley's Funeral Home with the Rev. Gordon Brewster and Rev. Gary Easterwood officiating with interment to follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Fox will remain at Fred Talley's Parkview Chapel where the family will receive friends this (Wednesday) evening from 5 until 8 o'clock. At other hours they will be at the residence of the son and daughter-in-law, Lamar and Brenda Fox, 3175 Calhoun Road, NE, Rome.
The following will serve as active pallbearers, David McClure, Michael Edwards, Charlie Ely, Corbin Benedict, Kevin and Mark Fox.
Please join the family in honoring Rose Mary Fox by visiting www.talleysparkviewchapel.com and posting your tributes and memories.
Fred Talley's Parkview Chapel Funeral Home has charge of the funeral arrangements for Rose Mary Fox.