Originally created 04/09/06

Mary E. Tapia (JOHNSTON, S.C.)



JOHNSTON, S.C. - Mary Elizabeth (Beth) Tapia, 57, of Beulah Lane died Friday, April 7, 2006 at Trinity Mission Health and Rehab. Miss Tapia was the daughter of the late Rev. Fred and Caroline Lord Cox. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 4:00 p.m. at Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home with her brother, Stephen W. Cox, officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Gardens Memorial Park. Miss Tapia was born in Thomaston, Ga. and attended the Christian Heritage Church in Graniteville. She was employed by the Edgefield County Dept. of Social Services. Survivors include one daughter, Ana Elizabeth Tapia, Augusta; one sister, Fredrika Carol Stroud; two brothers, Stephen William Cox, Sr. and Freeman Wilson Cox, Sr.; three grandchildren, Coby William Chrisco, Christina Elizabeth Tapia and Gabriel Fransico Tapia. The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. before the service at the funeral home. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-April 9, 2006