Marie E. Lenox (nee Mathis), age 83, of Stratford, NJ, absent from the body and present with the Lord on April 30, 2021. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth S. Lenox, and devoted mother of Linda S. Wright (William) and Brenda A. Lenox. She is also survived by grandson Bill Wright, Jr. and “adopted daughter” Sabela Avion-Martinez, as well as many nieces and nephews.
For 17 years, Marie worked as an administrative assistant at U.S. Vision in Glendora, NJ. After her official retirement in 2001, she continued to work for the company in various capacities, for more than 15 years. She was a member of Haddon Heights Baptist Church, where she was involved in the Shepherds Ministry. Marie loved the Lord, and throughout her life, she was involved in various church ministries, including singing in the choir. She also participated in many children’s ministries: teaching VBS and Sunday school, as well as directing choirs ranging from pre-school to teens. She was a long time member, and later the director, of the “Singing Angels,” bringing the gift of music to nursing homes, and senior centers throughout South Jersey.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation May 8, 2021 from 10:30-12pm at Haddon Heights Baptist Church, 300 Station Avenue, Haddon Heights, NJ 08035. The memorial service will follow at 12:00 PM at the church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to Haddon Heights Baptist Church. Funeral arrangements under the direction of DuBois Funeral Home, 700 South White Horse Pike, Audubon, NJ 08106. Condolences and memories may be shared at DuboisFuneralHome