Juanita “Nita” Cobb Sykes Mott, a resident of Wetumpka, slipped peacefully into eternity on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at the age of 85. She will be remembered for her love and faith in Jesus Christ, reading her Bible, helping others, and crocheting.
Survivors include two daughters, Sherry Jane (Randy) Martin, Edwina Kay (Daniel) Gubin; four grandchildren, Chris (Wendy) Martin, Anna (Brodie) Burns, Gabe (Amanda) McGinty, Ben (Nina) McGinty; nine greatgrandchildren, Andrea Martin, Cody Martin, Camden McGinty, Lola McGinty, John Daniel Channell, Jonah Channell, Carlyn Burns, Peyton Dover, and Bentley McGinty; sister-inlaw, Eloise Trammel; numerous nieces, nephews, other family members, and special friends.
The service was April 29 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Chuch of Wetumpka with Dr. James Troglen officiating. Burial was at 3 p.m. at New Live Oak Cemetery in Selma.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years in 2006, Tollie Edward “Sam” Mott; parents, Hallett Thompson Cobb and Fannie Mae Cobb Sykes; step-father, John Alvin Sykes; sister and brotherin law, Cordelia ( James) Bracknell; and a brother, Ferris Trammel.
Active pallbearers were Chris Martin, Cody Martin, Gabe McGinty, Ben McGinty, Bill Mott, and Charles Roberts.
Honorary pallbearers were members of the Helen Macon / Lydia Sunday school class and friends and neighbors at the Gardens of Wetumpka.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are requested to the United Methodist Children’s Home, 3140 Zelda Court, Montgomery, AL 36106 or to the Alabama Baptist Children’s Home, P.O. Box 361767, Birmingham, AL 35236.
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Gassett Funeral Home of Wetumpka directed.