2014-08-06 / Obituaries


Mr. Herman Cox, age 83, of Colquitt passed away Thursday morning, July 31, 2014, at his residence.

Graveside services were held on Friday afternoon, August 1, at New Home Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery at 4:00 p.m. with Rev. Ellis Hardwick officiating.

Pallbearers were Pat King, Wes Dozier, Bryan Cloninger, Jake Spooner, Corey Cox, and Wendell Cox.

Mr. Cox was born July 23, 1931, in Barbour County, AL, to Fred and Cherry Belle Dubose Cox. He devoted some time to the National Guard and was employed as a mechanic for many years at City Motor and Bill Cramer in Donalsonville before opening his own business, Cox Garage, with his son, Nicky.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Jeanette Ard Cox of Colquitt; a daughter, Karla Cloninger and her husband Bryan of Colquitt; and five grandchildren, Steven Gause, Hannah Cox Spooner and her husband Jake of Iron City, Tyler Cox, Emily Cloninger and Anna Beth Cloninger, all of Colquitt; two great-grandchildren, Braeden Gause and Heidi Cox; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mr. Cox was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Cherry Belle Dubose Cox; his son, Nicky Cox; and three brothers, Talmadge Cox, Hubert Cox, and Harvey Cox.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church Panama City TV Ministry, 640 Grace Avenue, Panama City, FL 32401 or Hospice of Southwest Georgia, 1323 East Shotwell Street, Bainbridge, GA 39817.

Evans Skipper Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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