Ms. Marilyn Cooper Trowell, 78, of Hazlehurst died Jan.20 at Hazlehurst Court Care.
Ms. Trowell was born Sept. 26, 1942, in Jeff Davis County. She is preceded in death by her parents, Charles Thomas Cooper and Nancy Dyal Cooper, husband Robert Trowell, and sisters, Mildred Williams, Patsy Smith, Ann Evans, Inez Graham and brother, Glenn Race. She was a retired seamstress from Hazlehurst Lingerie. She will be fondly remembered for her mouthwatering biscuits and her love for Elvis and was always ready and willing for a game of rummy.
Survivors include daughters, Robbie M. Creamer of Hazlehurst, Katherine E. Griffin of Cochran, Deborah Sue Marlowe of Leesburg, Betty Jean Carter (Tony) of Hazlehurst; son, Bruce E. Trowell (Ellen) of Nicholls; sister, Linda Garrett; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held Jan. 23 in Hazlehurst Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Bobby Lairsey and Jimmie Ryles officiating.
Active pallbearers were Ryan Carter, Jordan Carter, Brent Griffin, Randy Brown, Brandon Wilcox, Jacob Wilcox and Teagen Trowell.
Musicwas rendered by Jimmie Ryles and Hal Cox.
To sign the online registry, visit wainrightparlor.com.
Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home was in charge.