Obituary For Shirley Ann Cox

January 9, 1936 - January 23, 2020

Shirley Ann Cox, born January 9, 1936, passed away at home on Thursday, January 23, 2020.

A memorial service will be held at 2 PM on Friday, February 7, at Spray Baptist Church with visitation beginning at 1 PM.

Shirley graduated from Morehead High School and Woman's College (now UNC-G).  Upon graduation she went to work for Barney Walker Law Firm in Leaksville.  She worked for Jimmy Walker after Barney, Sr's passing and then for Pillowtex / Fieldcrest-Cannon as a legal secretary for Mr. Doss. Shirley was a life-long member of Spray Baptist Church where she had a church family she loved.

She is survived by two nieces, Jo Cox Snodderly and Toni Cox Fain;  sister-in-law, Catherine Spink Cox;  nieces and nephews, Alysha S. Horsley (John), Tom Snodderly (Keisha), Cristina Fain Bowman (Richard), and Glen Fain;  great-nieces and great-nephews, Sophie Snodderly, Noah Snodderly and Henry Horsley;  and two cousins, Betty Jo Wilkerson and Vernita Turpin.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Fuchia Cox;  brothers, Quaker, Glenn and Ralph Cox;  sister, Ernestine Cox;  and two sisters-in-law, Scotty Cox and Betty Knight Cox.

Memorial contributions may be made to Spray Baptist Church, 745 Church Street, Eden, NC  27288.

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