December 20, 1937 ~ February 6, 2022

Born in: Watseka, Illinois
Resided in: Roswell, Georgia

Elaine Coxworth, 84, of Lawrenceville, Georgia, died peacefully at Hearthstone Personal Care Community on Sunday, February 6th, 2022. She was born December 20th, 1937, in Watseka, IL, to Walter & Ester Johnson. She is survived by her husband, David Ross Coxworth, and her 3 sons and daughters-in-law, Doug & Kerry Coxworth, Dean & Kathy Coxworth, Darryl & Lisa Coxworth, and her brother Walter Johnson Jr. Elaine has seven grandchildren: Cameron & Cody Adler, Travis Coxworth, Alex Coxworth, Madison Coxworth, Blake Coxworth, Caroline Coxworth, and Caitlin Coxworth.

Elaine’s passion was a deep love and support of family, friends, and her Christian beliefs. She never met a stranger and was always up for a social gathering. Photos had to be taken to remember every moment. She met her husband while he was serving in the armed forces. For 63 years she was always by his side and celebrated special occasions. She loved to support her sons and grandchildren in all sports and every special occasion no matter how insignificant. Her contagious laughter and sense of humor entertained all.

Among Elaine’s accomplishments, she taught Kindergarten, was a church Pianist, and an active Beta Sigma Phi Sorority Sister. She enjoyed cooking, playing the piano, playing cards, and activities with her church and sorority friends. She volunteered her time playing the piano and helping residents at Grace Arbor.

In her final years, her health became an issue. She stayed positive and hopeful. The amazing strength in her perseverance to continue fighting inspired all who knew her well.

Services celebrating her life will be held Saturday, February 19, 2022, at Wages and Sons Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, GA. Visitation will begin at 12pm, followed by a memorial service in the funeral home chapel at 1:00pm.

To honor her passion to help others, in lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Grace Arbor, 395 W. Crogan St., Lawrenceville, GA 30046, or the First United Methodist Church, 395 W. Crogan St., Lawrenceville, GA 30046.


Visitation: February 19, 2022 12:00 pm - February 19, 2022 1:00 pm

Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel
1031 Lawrenceville Hwy.
Lawrenceville, GA 30046


Funeral Service: February 19, 2022 1:00 pm - February 19, 2022 1:30 pm

Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel
1031 Lawrenceville Hwy.
Lawrenceville, GA 30046


Fariview Memorial Gardens
164 Fairview Rd.
Stockbridge, GA 30281


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  1. CandleImageI am so glad I got to know Elaine as our neighbor when I was in high school. She was always so sweet to me. I have such wonderful memories of her, Dave, Doug, Dean and Darryl. They were the first people we got to know when we moved here in 1973. We are praying for peace for you all and you will be in our thoughts and prayers. I will miss Elaine.

  2. I’m so sorry to hear about Elaine’s passing! She was such a Sweetheart & sorority sister! Our prayers are with you, Dave & Family! We send our Love!❤️

  3. CandleImageSo sorry for the loss of a great Woman, a Wife, a Mother, a Aunt, and just a Friend. I am sure she will be missed by more people that we could possible imagine who’s life she touched. Prayers for the family in this time of sorrow. Remember all the great times we had the opportunity share with Elaine..

  4. Elaine and I have been good friends for 70+ years. I was honored to be in her wedding 63 years ago. We have had a wonderful friendship, sharing our ups and downs. It will be difficult not sharing our many wonderful phone conversations – especially on our birthdays! She was 8 days younger than me. I will miss her more than I can imagine. Rest In Peace, dear friend! My thoughts are with Dave, her sons and the entire family.

  5. Oh my, Elaine, you were a friend to so many for so many years and will be missed by all. You were one of the first people I met when Greg and I moved to Lawrenceville. Our son,Jason, and Darryl became friends, and that friendship has lasted almost 50 years in spite of the fact they live on opposite sides of the country. You and I were in church, school, and community activities together from 1973 until we moved to Texas in 1986. You had a fun-loving, caring, honest attitude that endeared you to everyone you met. Your love of your family,home, your church and friends shone through in all you did. Your love of God, your humility, and kindness all made you the special person you were. Heaven has gained an angel, but our lives on Earth were blessed because of you! I am so grateful you were part of mine.

  6. CandleImageAunt Elaine is what we call this wonderful woman who was always there for us in the good times and especially in the bad. She was so thoughtful and kind and quick with a laugh. She took all those pictures because she knew our time here was short. She wanted to soak up every memory of what she was experiencing and there is such a true love of life in that. Her faith in God was unwavering, and inspiring. We will miss her dearly even though we had our time together. When it’s someone like Aunt Elaine, it’s never long enough. Uncle David, cousins, and family, you are indeed blessed, as we all are, to have had such an extraordinary person in our lives. Sending our love and deepest sympathies~ Rita, Tommy, Sally, Josephine, Marcy & David

  7. Johnny and I are praying for everyone who loves Mrs. Coxworth. She set a wonderful example for me as the mother of son’s. Best Boy Mom I know. Rest in Peace.

  8. CandleImageI was the Coxworth’s caregiver for almost a year via Homeinstead senior care inc.
    I am very saddened to hear that Ms. Elaine’s passing.
    Elaine was pure hearted, very kind, God loving and very humorous lady.
    May God rest her beautiful soul In Peace.
    Love, Elsa😢

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