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Donna Elaine (Griffin) Cox

June 5, 1948 ~ March 28, 2021 (age 72)


Ms. Donna Elaine Griffin Cox, 72 of Waycross, passed away Sunday, March 28, 2021, at her residence.

Born in Homerville, GA on June 5, 1948, she had lived in Ware County most of her life.  Ms. Cox was a former Lab Technician for Blackshear Family Practice.  She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.  She also loved to read her Bible, to go fishing, to travel, helping others, and drinking coffee.  She was a member of Wahoma Church of God of Prophecy. 

She was a daughter of the late Oscar Clinton “Snap” & Mavis Madgelene Steedley Griffin, Sr..  She was also preceded in death by both of her sisters, Linda Gail Pittman and Belva Jean Roberson.

Survivors include her two daughters, Mavis Davis of Waresboro and Ellen Cox of Waycross; her son and daughter-in-law, Jeffery & Shannon Cox of Waycross; her brother, Clinton (Dana) Griffin, Jr. of Waycross; 6 grandchildren, Crystal Giddens, Tesla Cierra (Ethan) Strickland, Josh Ursrey, Jeffery (Faith) Cox, Jr., Jonathan Cody Cox, and Caitlin Cox; 5 great grandchildren, Marah Giddens, Ben Giddens, Bayla Giddens, Kadianne Sherod, and Jeffery Dewayne Cox, III; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Funeral services for Ms. Cox will be held Thursday morning, April 1, 2021, at 11:00 o’clock from the Pearson-Dial Chapel.

Interment will be in the Piney Grove Cemetery in Ware County.

Visitation for Ms. Cox will be held Wednesday evening from 6-8 at the funeral home.

Due to Covid-19, social distancing guidelines as well as the use of facemasks are encouraged.

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Pearson-Dial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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March 31, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home
659 Main Street
Blackshear, GA 31516

Funeral Service
April 1, 2021

11:00 AM
Pearson-Dial Chapel
659 Main St.
Blackshear, GA 31516

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