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Agnes Brown Fox

November 4, 1944 — January 14, 2023

Bear Creek

Agnes Brown Fox, 78, of Bear Creek, passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2023, at Westfield Rehabilitation in Sanford.

Mrs. Fox was born in Chatham County on November 4, 1944, the daughter of Joseph Gale and Ruth Dixon Brown.

Agnes was a member of Oakley Baptist Church. After high school, she spent her working years with Kellwood, A.J. Schneider & Sons, then later retiring as a Carburetor Assembler for Magneti Marelli in Sanford. Agnes loved fishing with a cane pole, playing solitaire, knitting and baking character cakes for her friends. She was an avid collector of salt and pepper shakers. Agnes was an animal lover, who enjoyed spending time with her beloved dog Duchess. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister, Brenda Parker.

Agnes is survived by her husband, Edward Francis Fox; son, Dwain Light and wife Lora Baird of Sanford; brother, Joseph Wayne Brown and wife Allene of Bear Creek; grandchildren, Dylan Light, and Jacob Light (Tiffanie Thomas), both of Sanford; and great grandchildren Liam and Piper Light.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 17, 2023, from 6:00-8:00 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 N. Second Ave., Siler City. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at Oakley Baptist Church, 2300 Siler City Glendon Rd., Siler City with Dr. Jeff Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the ASPCA, or to the American Cancer Society.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Fox family.

Online condolences may be made at www.smithbucknerfh.com

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