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Mildred Elizabeth (Helton) Cox Walker

December 22, 1928 ~ September 25, 2021 (age 92)


Mildred Elizabeth Helton Cox Walker, 92, passed away on September 25, 2021.  She was the daughter of the late William Abner and Essie Manns Helton and the wife of the late Vernon Walker.

She was a member of Morgan Chapel Baptist Church and retired from Milliken as a Knitter.  Milldred loved going to church, walking, baby sitting and truly just loved people.

She is survived by two sons, Fred Cox and Johnny Cox (Sandra); two daughters, Shirley Case and Louise Brock (Robert), a brother, Dennis Helton (Christine); three sisters, Carolyn SImmons, Mary Walker and Peggy Carson; eleven grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren and twenty five great great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a grandson, Johnny Lee Wright; two sons, James William Cox and Dennis Joe Cox.

The family will receive friends from 1:00PM- 2:00PM on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at Petty Funeral Home.  Funeral services will follow at 2:00PM in the funeral home chapel conducted by Rev. John Branyon.  Burial will be in Polk Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to Morgan Chapel Baptist Church, 2850 Hunting Country Rd, Tryon, NC 28782.

The family will be at the home of her daughter, Louise Brock.

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September 28, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Petty Funeral Home
124 N. Trade Street
Landrum, SC 29356

Funeral Service
September 28, 2021

2:00 PM
Petty Funeral Home Chapel
124 N. Trade Street
Landrum, South Carolina 29356

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