Obituary For Heather Ann Cox

March 6, 1985 - April 6, 2021

Heather Ann Cox, age 36, of 11841 NC Hwy 87 South, Eden, NC passed away on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at Hospice Home of Rockingham County.

A funeral service will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, April 10th, at Trinity Wesleyan Church Activity Center with burial to follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. The service will be live-streamed on the church's Facebook page. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service (1 – 2 PM) at the church and other times at 11853 NC Hwy 87 South in Eden.

Heather was born March 6, 1985 in Rockingham County.  She was a graduate of Morehead High School, Class of 2003.  Heather was a teacher in room Toddler A at Trinity Wesleyan Education Center for a little over 10 years.  She was a devoted Christian and was a member of Trinity Wesleyan Church.

Heather loved all her “babies” at TWEC.  She enjoyed fishing with her dad.  She was always taking pictures at every event calling it “making memories”.  Heather loved her family and friends but most of all SHE WAS THE BABY YODA TO HER SISTER, TASHA’S, MANDALORIAN!

She is survived by her father, Robert Darrell Cox of the home; sister, Tasha Cox of the home; grandmother, Geneva Barnes; uncle, Sammy Barnes and wife, Jean of Madison; uncle, Toby Cox and wife, Kathy of Eden; aunts, Brenda Hubbard of Eden, Kim Anderson of Ridgeway, VA; along with numerous great aunts, uncles and cousins.

Heather was preceded in death by her mother, Teresa Barnes Cox; her Papa Robert Henry Barnes; grandmother, Elaine Cox; and grandfather, Clayton Cox.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Rockingham County, PO Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375 and Trinity Wesleyan Education Center, 186 E. Aiken Rd, Eden, NC 27288.

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