Frances C. Mattox (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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AUGUSTA, Ga. - Frances Mattox, widow of the late James Chandler Mattox, was face to face with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on December 15, 2009. Frances lived 102 years and 4 months. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 2, 2010 at 11:00 am at Fleming Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Adkins, Pastor Paul Robertson, and Rev. William T. Hammond officiating. Burial will follow at Hammond Cemetery in Beech Island. Frances was a lifelong resident of Augusta, and was the first woman to graduate with a degree in mathematics from the University of Georgia. Frances was a member of the First Baptist Church for many years, and was most recently a member of Fleming Baptist Church. Mrs. Mattox donated the land for the Windsor Spring Baptist Church and was also a member. She resided with her nephew, Dr. John S. Clarke in Bullard, Texas for the past 20 months. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Col. James Chandler Mattox, her mother, Frances Perrin Clarke, her father, George Miller Clarke, Sr., her brother, Col. George Miller Clarke, Jr., and her sisters, Minnie Lee Clarke Cordle and Ella Clarke Nuite. In addition to her nephew, she is survived by six nieces, and many grandnieces and grandnephews. Pallbearers will be Dr. John S. Clarke, John S. Clarke, Jr., George Miller Clarke IV, Stephen W. Clarke, Jason Mattox Stockbridge, and Robert A. Stanley. The family will receive friends at the church from 9:30 am until service time. Please sign the guestbook and send condolences at www.plattsfuneralhome.com . Platt's Funeral home 721 crawford avenue 706-733-3636

The Augusta Chronicle-January 2, 2009


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