Myrtle Faye (Smock) Cox (1929 - 2017)

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Myrtle Faye Smock Cox, 88, passed away Thursday Aug. 10, 2017. Myrtle was born July 18, 1929 in Mercer County, to the late John Lee an Effie Dora Deering Cox and was the widow of Ollie Irvin Cox who passed away in 1979.
Myrtle was a member of the Methodist Faith and was a retired line leader from Texas Instruments. She enjoyed reading, especially the Readers Digest, working crossword puzzles and spending time with her family.
Survivors include her daughter, Judith Carol Cox Chesser (Hubert), three sons, Ronald Irvin Cox (Sharon), Michael Allen Cox (Robin), Rex Ollie Cox (Teresa), six grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren and 7 great-great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Pattie C. Smock, Annie Laura Smock Cox, Lettie Lee Smock Baker, and Virginia Frances Smock Warren.
The funeral service will be 1 p.m., Wednesday Aug. 16, at Walden Funeral Home Perryville with Burial to follow in Chambers Cemetery. Rev. Nick Coleman will officiate. Visitation was Tuesday Aug. 15, and after 9 a.m., Wednesday at the funeral home.
Published in The Anderson News on Aug. 17, 2017