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Trinity-First United Methodist
801 N Mesa St
El Paso, TX 79902
Memorial service
Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019
1:00 PM
Trinity-First United Methodist Church
801 N. Mesa
El Paso, TX
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Karen Cox


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Karen Cox Obituary
September 6, 1950 – February 6, 2019
Karen Cox passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on February 6, 2019 at the age of 68. Karen was a longtime resident of El Paso, Texas. She was born in Tallassee, Alabama to Lamar & Jean Thornton and raised in Montgomery, AL. Karen was a beloved wife to her husband Ray Cox of El Paso for 47 years as well as being a devoted mother to daughter Bonnie of El Paso and son Timothy & daughter-in-law, Jennifer of Jacksonville, FL. She was a proud grandmother to her grandchildren Wila & Liam Cox of Jacksonville, FL. Karen is also survived by her sister, Rhonda and brother-in-law Fred Peterson of Fortson, GA, niece, Mandy Peterson Taft of Columbus, GA, and grand- nephews, Mathew and Cole of Columbus, GA.
Karen was a graduate of Lee High School in Montgomery, AL and Troy University in Troy, AL.
Karen spent her career working for of Phelps Dodge Corp. (now Freeport-McMoRan).
Karen was a long-time, devoted and active member of Trinity-First United Methodist Church (TFUMC), TFUMC Women's Group, TFUMC – Choir, and TFUMC New Life Sunday School Class.
Karen was also a devoted and active member of The Women's Club of El Paso.
A memorial service will be held for her in El Paso at 1:00 pm Sat. Feb. 16, 2019 at Trinity-First United Methodist Church, 801 N. Mesa. 79902 Reception to follow at the Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Trinity-First United Methodist Church, The Women's Club of El Paso or Hospice of El Paso. Please include her name on the memo line.
Published in El Paso Times from Feb. 12 to Feb. 16, 2019
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