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Virginia E. Cox

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A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 10:00 am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Gridley for Virginia E. Cox, 90 of Gridley. She passed away on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 in Visilia, CA.

Virginia was born on March 1, 1924 in Greenville, CA to William and Ola Roof.

She was a long time resident of Gridley, having worked many years as a book keeper for the family business, Cox Brothers. She also worked as a book keeper with her sister, Marge McCaughan, and then as a Legal Secretary/book keeper for Minnasian Law Firm in Oroville, until her retirement. She enjoyed gardening and her flower garden, listening to Tony Bennett, reading, and cross-stitch. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, active in the Alter Society and YLI (Young Ladies Institute), a member of Biggs Gridley Memorial Hospital Pink Ladies Auxiliary, and a member of the Gridley Quota Club.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Cox; two sons, Joe Cox and Raymond Cox; one daughter, Chris Adams and one son-in-law, Larry Adams.

She is survived by two sons, Bill (Pam) Cox of Visilia, CA and Gerry (Paula) Cox of Columbia Falls, MT; one daughter, Barbara Cox and husband, Dave Frye of Rio Vistia, CA; one daughter-in-law, Cookie Cox of Biggs, CA; one brother-in-law, Phillip Cox of Gridley, CA; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Gridley Block Funeral Chapel, followed by a Rosary at 7:00 pm at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Father Avram Brown of Sacred Heart Catholic Church will officiate the services.

The family suggests contributions be made to the following; Alzheimer's Aid Society, BGMH Pink Ladies Auxiliary, or the Sacred Heart Food Closet.

Arrangements are entrusted to Gridley Block Funeral Chapel.

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Published in Appeal Democrat on Mar. 25, 2014
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