Clara Stark Maddox

Oconee Enterprise
Friday, January 30, 1925
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Mrs. C.W.G. Maddox Died At Jefferson Last Thursday P.M.

On last Thursday death claimed Mrs. C.W.G. Maddox, following a long illness, at her home on Route 4 out from Jefferson. She was critically ill for several days before her death, and her large family of splendid sons and daughters and other relatives livng (sic) in ths (sic) and other states, who were called to her bedside, had the privilege of being with her when the death summons came.

Mrs. Maddox was 74 years of age. Before marriage she was Miss Clara Stark, a daughter of the late Rev. and Mrs. W.F. Stark; who were among the most prominent and well beloved citizens of Jackson county. She was born and reared at the old Stark home, within a short distance of the home in which she spent her married life and died. She was a woman of unusually strong, Christian character, and her life was nottd (sic) for deeds of kindness and usefulness. Reared in a Christian home by parents of unexcelled intellect and strong personality, she impressed her own sons and daughters with like characteristics.

The funeral services were conducted by her pastor, Rev. A.J. Johnson, at the home, on Friday and her body was interred in the Stark family burial ground. She is survved (sic) by her husband, Mr. C.W.G. Maddox; by six daughters, Mrs. R.E. Boyd, and Mrs. W.G. McDaniell of Laurens, S.C., Mrs. S.B. Carter of Gainesville, Mrs. Foster Wilhite of Farmington, Mrs. Glenn Eberhart and Mrs. T.G. Robinson, of Florida; by three sons, C.O. Maddox of Greensboro, Guy Maddox of Rebecca, and Young Maddox; by three brothers, W.W. Stark and C.D. Stark of Commerce, and A.M. Stark; by two sisters, Mrs. Marcus M. Pittman of Texas, and Mrs. Ellie Gordon. Two brothers, Young and Gyp Stark preceded her to the grave. - Jackson Herald