COX, M.D., Margaret Lillian Age 81, passed away February 7, 2013. She was born January 26, 1932 in Lenoir, NC. She attended Gallatin High School and Vanderbilt University. She graduated from the University of Tennessee Memphis Medical School in March, 1960. She completed her internship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She completed her internal medicine residency at Louisiana State University Charity Hospital of New Orleans, and Kennedy Veterans Hospital of Memphis. She was on the medical staff of the Kennedy Veterans Hospital, now known as the VA Medical Center, from 1965 to 1986, where she served as environmental health physician for herbicide and radiation exposure and coordinator for POW exams. She was an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Tennessee and consultant to the University of Tennessee Nurse Clinician Program. She was a member of the Societies American College of Physicians, Southern Medical Association, Memphis Academy of Internal Medicine, ACBL, Peabody Bridge Club, and Lightman Bridge Club. She is survived by her brother, Henry W. Cox, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry Herschel and Margaret Powledge Cox, and brother, David Sibley Cox. MEMORIAL PARK FUNERAL HOME, 5668 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38119; (901) 767-8930.
Published in The Tennessean on Feb. 9, 2013