Lois Jeanette Avritt

Lois Jeanette Avritt

Friday, November 9th, 1945 - Monday, September 14th, 2020
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OCILLA — Lois Jeanette Avritt, 74, of Cordele died Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Ocilla, Ga. at PruittHealth-Ocilla. Services for the family will be private and held in the chapel on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. The family suggests for those that desire to make contributions to make them to their favorite charity.

Mrs. Avritt was born in Albany, Ga. to Minnie Lou McManus Jones and Willie W. Jones. She is the widow of Bobby J. Avritt. She is also preceded in death by her children: Donna Jean Rogers and Donald Cox, and her brother, Waymon Jones. She was a retired daycare provider for Cordele First Methodist Church. She was a great seamstress and an avid fan of Elvis Presley. She was a Baptist.

She is survived by her children: Beverly (Wesley) Mathis and James Cox of Eugene, Ore.; her siblings: Edgar (Joanne) Jones and Robert Jones all of Columbus, and Billy (Deena) Jones of Camilla, Martha (Jack) Davis of Albany, Pat Redke of Floresville, Tex,, and Faye Grote of North Point, Fla.; her grandchildren: Carlie Mathis, Brice (Tamala) Mathis, and Haley Cox; and her great-grandchildren: Harper Mathis and Bailey Mathis.

The family wishes to thank for the care Mrs. Avritt received from the PruittHealth Care staff in Ocilla.

Online condolences may be left at Hughes & Wright Funeral Home, Inc. is entrusted with these arrangements.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Wednesday, September 16th, 2020 |
    Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
    Hughes & Wright Funeral Home
    1010 East 8th Avenue
    CORDELE, GA 31015
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    Rev. Ronnie Duncan
  • Interment

    Zion Hope Cemetery
    705 Antioch Road
    CORDELE, GA 31015
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Dr. Annette Mumphery

Posted at 09:41pm
Sorry for your loss

Posted at 08:52am
I would like to send my condolences to Beverly Mathis and family on the death of Jeannette, my stepmother, my dad would have been PROUD of you !!

Malissi Ann Nipper

Posted at 08:12am
Beverly and James , we are so sad to hear about your mom. Always remember her sweet smile. Love from preacher Billy and ms Ann..

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