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.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com