Sylla Box - Lake City

Thursday, July 12, 2001

Sylla Box, 93, of Lake City died Monday, July 2, 2001, at the Lakeside Nursing Center. Born at Mammoth Spring, she was a homemaker and member of the Refuge Baptist Church of Lake City.

Survivors include a son, Robert Box of Jonesboro, and seven grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harley Box, two sons and a daughter.

The funeral was held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Chapel of Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home of Jonesboro with Larry Ward and Clarence Cornish officiating. Burial was in the Bowman Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Harvey Thompson, Keith Taylor, Leamon Lee, Jake Gilley, A.C. Daniels, Danny McFarland and Willie Thompson.

The family requests that anyone wishing to give a lasting memorial consider the Refuge General Baptist Church or the Bowman Cemetery Fund.