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“We would like to send our condolenses to the family of Melvie. We are praying for your family during this time of loss. Carol McSwain and...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Carol McSwain - Boiling Springs, SC

“Diane, and family you mother/grandmother was. A Sweet wonderful lady. I have missed her dearly. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: michelle adair - spartanburg, SC

“Sorry to hread the notice tonite . My Prayer go out to you. sandi ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: SandraF.{page} Smith - Grove,, OK

“Diaine,Sorry for your loss Sid and Dot Plumley ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“DIANE, OUR SYMPATHY IS WITH YOUR ENTIRE FAMILY AT THIS TIME. WE WILL BE PRAYING FOR ALL OF YOU. GOD BLESS. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: lynn and doug parris - SC

“DIANE AND FAMILY, I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS.WE ARE PRAYING FOR YOU AND MAY GOD BLESS AND COMFORT EACH ONE OF YOU.HUB AND GAYLE COX ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“Dianne, Susan and family. Carolyn and i send our deepest sympathy and prayers. ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Rev. Ron Gilbert - Abingdon, VA

“To: the family and loved ones of Melvie Cox. Your sorrrow is my sorrow. i have known her and her family over eighty yrs., and i know of no loving...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for your loss.She was a great lady and so precious.I will keep you all in my prayers.Love you all. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Diane Reid - Campobello, SC

“melvie was a wonderful person ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: carolyn medlock - family friend


Melvie Opella Cox, 87, of 111 Dogwood Circle, Inman, passed away Sunday, January 20th, at Camp Care Nursing Home in Inman. She was born in Inman on November 29, 1925, a daughter of the late Nellie Amanda McCarter and Otis Strange. She was the widow of Cecil Harley Cox and had retired from Inman Mills.

She is survived by two daughters, Diane Kinley and husband Tommy of Inman, Susan Gray of Inman, a brother, Donald Strange of Lyman, three sisters, Reba Pack and Faye Phillips of Campobello, Shirley High of Hendersonville, NC, a sister in law, Shirley Strange of Campobello, four grandchildren, Tammy Roddy (David), Timothy Kinley, Jamie Pearson (Charles), and Chris Holden; seven great grandchildren, Jessica Bruce (Ben), Hannah Wimberly (Jack), Betsy Roddy, Sloane Kinley, Thomas Pearson, Reagan Pearson, Jackson Pearson; and one great great grandchild, Madigan Bruce. She was predeceased by three sisters, Beulah Fowler, Belvie Strange, Stella Loftis and three brothers, Rev. J.B. Strange, Randolph Strange, and Audie Strange.

The family is at 111 Dogwood Circle, Inman and will receive friends 12:30 until 2:00pm Tuesday, January 22, 2013 in the sanctuary of Holston Creek Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held at Holston Creek Baptist Church, 2:00pm Tuesday, January 22, 2013 with Dr. Reggie Parker, Rev. Mark Cannon, Rev. Charles Pearson and Rev. Harold King officiating. Interment will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills 130 Forest Glen Drive Columbus, NC 28722.

Seawright Funeral Home and Crematory

www.seawright-funeralhome.com