4/05/29 – 6/03/21

A private family graveside service honoring the life of Mary Ann Edwards Griffith Wilcox were held on Monday, June 7, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at the Grand Cane Cemetery in Grand Cane, Louisiana. Officiating the service will be Reverend Dr. Greg Davis, pastor of Broadmoor United Methodist in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Mary Ann was born April 5, 1929 in Bruce, Mississippi to Bess and Sam Edwards. She was the youngest of six siblings who preceded her in death. Mary is also preceded in death by her first husband, James Bailey Griffith. As a longtime member of the Grand Cane Methodist Church, Mary Ann enjoyed many years of friendships in her church and within the village of Grand Cane.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Dr. Howard S. Wilcox; daughters, Deborah Griffith and Mary Lane Burford; sons, Jim Griffith and wife Marliese, John Griffith and wife Kay; grandchildren, Ashley Burford Lee and husband Richard, Marianne Burford McDonald and husband Kevin, Derrick Burford and wife Sarah, Cody Burford and wife Jessica, Lane Griffith King and husband Paul, Bailey Griffith and wife Megan, Blake Griffith and wife Catie, and Kelsey Griffith Gomez and husband Kendall; Mary Ann was also blessed with eighteen great-grandchildren.

The family would like to extend our deepest appreciation to the management and exemplary staff of Montclair Park Assisted Living, her home for the last seven years. A special thank you to Sherry Henderson for her loving and devoted care everyday.

Mary Ann will be missed by all who knew and loved her. She truly lived a wonderful life.

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