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Marjorie "Margie" Maddox

Marjorie "Margie" Maddox

Marjorie "Margie" Maddox

CLARKESVILLE

Marjorie Margie Maddox

Mrs. Marjorie Margie Franklin Maddox, age 91 of Clarkesville, died Wednesday, April 3, 2013. She was born in Clarkesville, GA in 1921 and as a teenager moved to Atlanta. She was preceded in death by her husband, Julian A. Maddox and parents, Otis and Margaret Franklin. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Julie and Jim Esslinger, Clarkesville; son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Tina Maddox, Atlanta; grandchildren, Jay Palmer, Clarkesville, Jill Palmer, Conyers, Wesley Auhl, Atlanta, Richard Maddox, Jr., TX, Christy Maddox, NY; sister, Emilie Stanley, Savannah; 5 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild. Mrs. Maddox worked for Southern Bell Telephone where she met her future husband, Julian, who was in public relations for the company and was a gifted artist, musician and writer. They enjoyed a 50-year marriage where Margie was a homemaker and mother to Richard and Julie. Margie enjoyed following the activities of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and moved back to Clarkesville in 2005 to be near her daughter. She was a resident of Habersham Home East. Mrs. Maddox was strong in her Christian faith. Her mission everyday was to try and bring a little joy and a big smile to those around her. A Graveside Service will be held Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 1 p.m. at East View Cemetery, Conyers. Condolences may be submitted on-line at www.scotward.com. Scot Ward Funeral Services, 699 American Legion Rd., Conyers, GA 30012, 770-483-7216.