Marjorie Barrett Cox, age 95, died Thursday, August 27, 2020 at Baptist Memorial Hospital, Columbus. A Mass of Resurrection will be held Saturday, August 29, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Annunciation Catholic Church with Father Jeffery Waldrep officiating. Burial will follow Saturday at 2:00 PM at St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery near Saltillo, MS with Pastor Gowen Cox officiating.
Mrs. Cox was born on March 25, 1925 in Fort Pierce, FL to the late Joseph Cornelius and Dorothy Barrett. She was a retired cosmetologist from SuperX Drug Store. Mrs. Cox found great enjoyment growing flowers and citrus plants on her patio, but nothing could compare to the joy she found in family get togethers, especially at Christmas. She was a Communicant of Annunciation Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her loving husband of 70 years, William Chester Cox, sisters Lucy Greenwood, Agnes Brown and Dorothy Greenwood, and an infant brother.
Angela Boykin (Scott), Columbus, MS
Phyllis Taylor, Columbus, MS
Mary Beth Vickers, Columbus, MS
William Michael Cox (Brenda), Grenada, MS
Dennis Cox, Southaven, MS
Joe Barrett, Saltillo, MS
Karl Frauendienst (Tara)
Amber Stephenson (Christian)
Molly Pratt (Thom Hunter)
Gowen Cox (Mallorie)
Jessica Boyd (Russ)
Emily Hall (Matt)
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In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to:
Friends of Annunciation Catholic Church building fund
823 College Street
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