Mary Maddox

BRADENTON, Fla. -Mary Maddox, 88, of Bradenton, Fla., and former Akron resident, died on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013 at Blake Memorial Hospital in Bradenton, Fla.

Mary was born on Feb. 9, 1925, a daughter of Nick and Petra Papic, and had lived in Akron most of her life.

She retired from L & M Trucking and had previously been employed with Akron Beacon Journal. She was also the former owner of The Causeway Campground at Guilford Lake.

Survivors include her husband, Lindel Maddox, whom she married on June 19, 1948; a sister, Sadie Bush of North Lima; and a brother, Dan Papic of Canfield.

Her funeral service will be held at Alliance City Cemetery Chapel at 2 p.m. Wednesday with her nephew, Chuck Socotch, officiating. Interment will follow at Alliance City Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, 111 63rd Ave. E., Bradenton, FL 34203.

Arrangements are by the Sharer-Stirling-Skivolocke Funeral Home. Online condolences can be sent to the family at