Mrs. Carrie Cox Staples, age 90,wife of the late O'Neal Jackson Staples Sr., passed away February 14, 2021 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Staples was born November 26, 1930, a daughter of the late John David and Davis Roberts Cox. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Staples was predeceased by one son: O’Neal Jackson Staples Jr.; one brother: William David Cox; and one sister: Mary Elizabeth Cox. She was a member of the first Aynor High School Girls Basketball team that won a Lower State Championship. Mrs. Staples was a member of the Aynor United Methodist Church. She loved people, dancing, and traveling. Mrs. Staples was the owner and operator of Village Haven Restaurant and Carrie’s Café prior to retirement. She loved being outdoor and farming. Mrs. Staples is survived by two sons: Ben S. Staples and Johnny Staples (Karen); seven grandchildren: Benjamin O’Neal Staples (Jennifer), Brian Elliott Staples (Brittany), Johnny T. Staples Jr. (Natasha), Amanda K. Brown (Jason), Pamela J. Davis (Clete), Jennifer Staples Richardson (Keith), Jessica Staples Yourko (Danny); fourteen great grandchildren; and six sisters: Ila Mae Floyd, Anna Sams Summerlin, Cora Ruetilla Ford, Captila Catherine Parker, Lydia Pearl Anderson, and Barbara Jean Leavell. Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at Aynor United Methodist Church with the Rev. Kelly Snelgrove and Johnny T. Staples Jr. officiating. Entombment will follow at Aynor Cemetery. The family will visit with friends and family following Entombment at the First Baptist Church of Aynor. Memorials can be made in Mrs. Carrie’s memory to Aynor United Methodist Church, PO Box 348 Aynor, SC 29511. Please remember to wear your mask and practice all social distancing guidelines.
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