Lisa Whitley Cox
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FT. MILL, S.C. - Lisa Whitley Cox, age 48, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 at CMC-Main, Charlotte. Death was unexpected from complications of heart surgery and declining health for the previous six months.
She was born March 23, 1965 in Cabarrus County, the daughter of Robert James Whitley and Rachel Marie Donahue Whitley of Kannapolis. Lisa was a 1983 graduate of A.L. Brown High School.
Lisa was employed as an accounts receivable clerk with Europa Sports, Charlotte for five years. In earlier years she was active in the Church of God denomination where she sang in the choir and taught Sunday School. Her family fondly remembers her love for work, cake decorating, church activities and life in general. Her love of God was a main focus in her life.
Survivors in addition to her parents include her ex-husband & special friend for thirty years, Chris Cox of Matthews; her brother, Tim Whitley of Richmond, Va.; her sister, Karen Prince & husband, Sonny, of Kannapolis; nieces and nephews, Jennifer Treece, Amber Kent, Jonathan Whitley, Wes Whitley, Tyler Whitley, and Zackary Laney.
Visitation and Services: The funeral service to celebrate her life will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 at Kannapolis Church of God, Kannapolis, officiated by Rev. Sam Crisp and Rev. Dr. Greg Sloop. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park, Kannapolis. The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. at the church prior to the service. The family will be at the home of her parents the remainder of the time.
Online condolences may be left at www.whitleysfuneralhome.com who is serving the family.
Published in Salisbury Post on Feb. 16, 2014