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Anne Sox Alwine

September 14, 1939 — September 29, 2022


Patricia Anne Sox Alewine of Franklin, NC joined her husband in heaven on September 29, 2022.

She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, & sister. Anne was born in Lexington, SC on September 14, 1939 to William Henry Sox and Annie Lou Harmon Sox. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Roger Wayne Alewine Sr., and brothers, Ray Sox and Jim Sox.

Anne was a beloved mother to daughter Lindy Blanton (Jerry) of Franklin NC, and son Wayne Alewine (DeAnn) of Gulfport, MS. She was “Annie” to her five grandchildren, Tyler Blanton (April) of Sylva, NC, Ryland Alewine of Gulfport, MS, Logan Blanton (Rebekah) of Franklin, Savannah Alewine of Gulfport and Skylar Alewine of Gulfport. She was blessed with two great granddaughters, Charlotte Alewine of Gulfport and Camilla Fisher of Sylva. She is also survived by her brother, Frank Sox and several nieces and nephews. Anne adored her family.

Anne graduated from Lexington High School in 1957. She worked as an administrative assistant for attorneys in Lexington, SC and then in Simpsonville, SC. She later worked at Mars Hill College in the finance office. After moving to Franklin in 1980, Anne worked at People’s Department Store. When she and Roger moved to Gulfport, MS in 1985, Anne worked as an administrative assistant to the president of Whitney Bank. She and her husband retired back to Franklin in 2016 where Anne and her daughter, Lindy, purchased a quilt shop. Anne took care of the payroll for their business. She loved meeting people at the shop and made many sweet friends. She will be missed by many.

Visitation will be at Macon Funeral Home on Saturday, October 8 from 10:00 – 11:00. A service will follow in the chapel at 11:00.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

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