Longtime political activist dies at 77

Visitation is Wednesday for political activist Alice Cox who died at her home over the weekend after a battle with cancer. She was 77.

Her daughter said Alice Cox was surrounded by family when she died.

Visitation will be from noon to 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday at O'Bryant-O'Keefe Funeral Home in Pascagoula.

The funeral service will be at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday at Memory Chapel in Laurel with another visitation before the service from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.