Henry County School Board member passes away
HENRY CO. (WSET) -- A Henry County School Board Member passed away on Saturday.
Bessie Mattox, 75, served on the board for nine years and was chairperson for two of those years.
Division Superintendent, Dr. Jared Cotton said Mattox was part of the school system for over four decades.
“Mrs. Mattox was a knowledgeable and experienced educator with a no-nonsense approach to ensuring that the school division always did what’s best for the students in our community," explained Dr. Cotton, "Her passion and wisdom will be sorely missed. I am a better educator and leader because I had the honor of knowing and working with Mrs. Mattox,”
Her cause of death is unknown at this time.