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“Ms. Mable called on me for years with the cotton bale tags- I always looked forward to her visits every year! She was a classy lady! ”
1 of 28 | Posted by: Jolene Brown

“Mrs. Nettie - So sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I often think of you and the days at Bonita...Read More »
2 of 28 | Posted by: Ernestine Holmes Wade (former student of Nettie Echols McCready)

“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. May God grant you all peace and comfort in your time of need. Christine and Wilson Rambo ”
3 of 28 | Posted by: Wilson Rambo - West Monroe, LA

“Nancy, so sorry to hear about your Mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Rosie & Mike ”
4 of 28 | Posted by: Rosie Lockwood

“Chuck, Sharon, Molly & Daniel Sorry for your loss. I am sure you will miss your grandmother in the days to come. Prayers for you The DeLong Family,...Read More »
5 of 28 | Posted by: Chloe DeLong

“I am so sorry for your loss. Mrs. Mabel was quite a lady. She was loved by all who knew her. She and Mr. Harvey always had a good story to tell...Read More »
6 of 28 | Posted by: Kitty Herrington

“Chuck Echols and family, I pray that the Lord brings you peace at this time in your lives. ”
7 of 28 | Posted by: Mrs. Charles "Chuck" Speyrer

“Thinking of all of you today. What a lady Ms. Mabel was and loved by many. I'm sorry I can't be there. ”
8 of 28 | Posted by: Rosemary Jeffries LeGuin

“I'm so very sorry for your loss! Praying for comfort and peace today for you all!! Love, Misty ”
9 of 28 | Posted by: Misty McPherson

“Nancy, I am sorry to hear of your mother's passing. You have always been a good friend and it was great seeing you recently. ”
10 of 28 | Posted by: Brent Cockrell, Lafayette, LA

“May you rest in peace Ms Mabel.One of your bingo friends. ”
11 of 28 | Posted by: Eloise Brownfield

“So sorry for your loss. She was a dear sweet lady. Prayers for all. ”
12 of 28 | Posted by: Sommar McKoin

“So sorry to hear about the passing of your mom, Nancy and Nettie. Praying for peace for the family. She lives on. ”
13 of 28 | Posted by: Linda Harkness

“So sorry for your loss.She was a sweet lady.My husband and I bought a house from them on west pine.When they ate watermelon so did we,they shared...Read More »
14 of 28 | Posted by: Mabel Levingston

“I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Mrs Mabel. I spen many a day visiting with her. She was a strong good Christian lady with a precious southern...Read More »
15 of 28 | Posted by: Mary Doles

“Nettie and family, so saddened to see Jeannette's post about your mother. Blessings and condolences to you and your family. ”
16 of 28 | Posted by: Ginger Limerick

“I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Ms. Mabel. I loved all the long talks we had way back when. She was a sweet wonderful person that loved her...Read More »
17 of 28 | Posted by: Carlene Heard

“I am so sorry to hear of Mrs Echols passing from this life to a greater one. She was a wonderful woman who I love vex for many years. She was the...Read More »
18 of 28 | Posted by: Doris day

“Please accept my condolences on the passing of your mother. She was such a nice lady and I know you will miss her terribly. ”
19 of 28 | Posted by: Margaret Keahey

“Your mother was a very special person to my parents, Helen & Dave Landress, as well as to my brother, David Landress. She will truly be missed by so...Read More »
20 of 28 | Posted by: Nancy Landress Witherington

“You are all in my thoughts and prayers ”
21 of 28 | Posted by: Wendy newsom

“So sorry for you loss, much love. ”
22 of 28 | Posted by: Barbara Sharik

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Blessings of comfort. ”
23 of 28 | Posted by: Jacqueline Benjamin

“Another angelic parent in Heaven waiting for her children. Sorry for your loss though glad your mom is at rest. Love to all. Prayers for peace and...Read More »
24 of 28 | Posted by: Charlene Whitaker Bailey

“Nancy and Family: I am so sorry for your loss. Your mother was a lovely lady and a such a joy to be around. My prayers are with you all during this...Read More »
25 of 28 | Posted by: Gail Anderson Bonner

“Was so sorry to hear of your loss. As you know your mom & I had lots of fun times together. She was a very special lady and will be truly missed. ...Read More »
26 of 28 | Posted by: Kathy Hayden

“Praying for all of you during this time of sorrow. ”
27 of 28 | Posted by: Greg Martin & family

“So So sorry for your loss. She was a beautiful woman. I know she will be missed. ”
28 of 28 | Posted by: Kay Sims


MABEL LEE JORDAN ECHOLS COX FUNERAL HOME BASTROP, LOUISIANA Funeral services celebrating the life of Mrs. Mabel Echols will be held 3:00 p.m. Friday, August 11, 2017 at the Chapel of Cox Funeral Home of Bastrop with Bro. Allen Eppinette officiating. Committal services and interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery of Bastrop under the direction of Cox Funeral Home. The family will receive friends beginning at 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. Friday, August 11th, at Cox Funeral Home of Bastrop. Mabel Lee Jordan Echols was born May 11, 1920 in LaDelle, Arkansas to the late Alvin Lee Jordan and Linnie Fee Deal Jordan. She passed away peacefully at her home in Bastrop on August 7, 2017. Mrs. Echols was a resident of Bastrop since 1950 and was a member of the First Baptist Church. An extraordinary woman she worked in the ship yards in California during World War II and retired as a sales representative with the Ennis-Texas Tag Company having worked past her eightieth birthday. Her greatest accomplishment was her family and the legacy that follows her. She was dearly loved. Along with her parents, Mrs. Echols is preceded in death by her husband of sixty-five years, Harvey Charles Echols, Sr., a daughter, Mylinda Burks Sims, sister, Esther Jordan Akin, two brothers, James T. Jordan and Winfred Jordan, and two sons-in-law, Jim McCready and Doug Moore. Mrs. Echols is survived by her four children, Charles W. Burks and his wife, Pauline, Nettie Echols Cartwright and her husband, Finley, Nancy Echols Moore, and Chuck Echols and his wife, Sharon. She is also survived by fourteen grandchildren, Becky Parks, Jay Sims, Jennifer Haroon, Lisa King, Charlie Burks, John Burks, Mary Berry, Melissa Dempsey, Michael Echols, Daniel Echols, Molly Echols, Leigh McCready Gass, James McCready, and Carol Cartwright Hatcher; twenty-four great grandchildren, eleven great-great-grandchildren, and a beloved friend and caregiver, Rosie Williams. Serving as pallbearers will be her grandsons, Jay Sims, Charlie Burks, John Burks, Michael Echols, Daniel Echols, and James McCready. Honorary pallbearer will be Jerry Jordan.

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Cox Funeral Home
200 E Noble St Oak Grove, LA 71263
Tel. (318) 428-3263

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