Mrs. Marie Gregory Haddox joined her Lord and Savior on April 14 following a brief illness. Mrs. Haddox was the daughter of the late G.W. Gregory and the late Carrie Myers Gregory. She was 95 years of age at the time of her death.
Mrs. Haddox was an active member and resident of Columbia, La. She was a charter member of the Columbia Heights Baptist Church, a member of the Top of the Hill Club and a member of The Woodman of the World. Mrs. Haddox took great pride in the care of her beautifully landscaped yard and could be found working endless hours among her many beautiful flowers. he was a founding member of the Garden Club of Columbia and was often asked to arrange flowers for weddings, baby showers and other special occasions. Mrs. Haddox was also a talented seamstress and made countless dresses for her three granddaughters.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Mr. Eligah Robert Haddox; and her siblings, Belton Gregory, Ben Gregory, Audrey Gregory, Lozell Rozema, Loice McCarty, Clayton Gregory and Elton Gregory
Mrs. Haddox is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Glenn and Janice Haddox of Benton. She is also survived by one sister, Opal McAlpin of Clemson, S.C.; her granddaughters, Jennifer Haddox Sisson and husband Clay of Collierville, Tenn., Amber Haddox Lyons of Benton, and Carrie Haddox Bloomquist and husband Eric of Benton.
Mrs. Haddox also leaves six great-grandsons, Jake and Eli Sisson, Austin Dyer, Brayden Lyons and Carter and Gibson Bloomquist. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 19, in the sanctuary of Columbia Heights Baptist Church with Brother Bruce McGee officiating and Brother Julius Russell conducting the music. Burial will follow at Welcome Home Cemetery in Grayson, La.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday, April 18, at Riser Funeral Home in Columbia, La.
Online condolences: www.riserfuneralhomes.com.