Mary Irene Cox
December 20, 1920 - January 10, 2018
Mrs. Mary Irene Cox, 97, of Rolling Fork MS formerly of Parma, MO, died Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Sharkey Issaquena Community Hospital in Rolling Fork.
Born on December 20, 1920, in Clarkton, she was the daughter of Coy Esco and
Effie Vera Skidmore, who preceded her in death. She had lived in the Parmo, MO area for many years before moving to Rolling Fork in 1991. She was a member of Deer Creek Baptist Church in Rolling Fork.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 73 years, W. C. Cox and one sister, Geneva Davenport, also a grandson Kevin J. Sherrill and a great-grandson Jason Cole Sherrill.
Survivors include one, son Coy Cox of Mayersville, MS; two daughters Beverlyn Cox Martin of Cary, MS and Vicki Cox Dinning of Rolling Fork, MS; five grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation and funeral services will be conducted on Friday, January 12, at Deer Creek Baptist Church in Rolling Fork. Visitation will start at 10:00 a.m., funeral at 11:00 a.m. with Glenwood Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Interment will follow in Mound Cemetery in Rolling Fork.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Ricky Cox, Shawn Sherrill, Shea Sherill, Chip Dinning and great-grandsons, Justin Sherrill and Brandon Dinning.