Cora Mae Maples age 77 of Clinton, TN passed away Tuesday, February 07, 2012 at Golden Living Center - Windwood in Clinton,TN. She was born Cora Mae Jones to Ruth Catherine Jones and Robert Jones. Cora married Arthur Maples of Lake City, TN and raised her family in the Marlow Community where she was a member of Poplar Creek Baptist Church. She was a hairdresser and owned a salon in her home in Marlow for eleven years. She later trained and worked as a Unit Secretary at Methodist Medical Center until she retired. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Ruth Catherine Jones; brother, William Jones of Georgia and sister, Reba Webb of Clinton.
Survivors: son, Ronald C. Maples & Beverly of Lake City,TN; daughter, Katherine Parten & Randy of Clinton, TN; grandchildren, Kelly Maples of Tallahassee, FL, Ryan Parten & Amanda of Clinton,TN and Nick Parten of Knoxville, TN. Several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
The family wishes to acknowledge and thank two very special friends of Mrs. Maples whom she had come to know and love for many years now, Alice Brummett and Christine Gregg.
Cora's family will hold a graveside service at Anderson Memorial Gardens on Friday, February 10, 2012 at 2:00pm with Rev. Barry Ariaz officiating. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to First Baptist Church Oliver Springs Youth Program, P.O. Box 601 Oliver Springs, TN 37840. Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN is in charge of all arrangements.
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