She professed faith in Christ and was a member of First United Methodist Church.
She attended Campbellsville College and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Kentucky University. She taught school in a rural school in Marion County and rural schools in Taylor County and was librarian at Taylor County High School for twenty-three years. She was in the teaching profession for some forty years before her retirement in June, 1978.
She united in marriage to George A. Cox April 1, 1962. He preceded her in death July 29, 1997.
She is survived by three step-daughters: O’Neal Moberly, Deanie Whitt and Glenda Jevans of Mt. Washington; four step-grandchildren: Mike Whitt, Glen Whitt, Ginny Whitt, and Heather Emmelhainz; several nieces and nephews, including Ron Ringler of Carthage, North Carolina who was her power of attorney and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by four sisters and one brother: Irene Floyd, Ruth Wells, Bernecie Russell, Leona Davis and David Wooley.
VISITATION: 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 P.M., Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at Parrott &
Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Dr. Neil Salvaterra and General Ed Loy
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO GIDEON BIBLES OR FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME.