Willie Cox

Obituary of Willie Cox


Willie Ruth Cox, 88, of Soddy-Daisy passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018. Ruth retired from DuPont as a lab technician and was a member of New Salem Baptist Church for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Danny Lee Cox; parents, Reverend Ernest and Inez Cartwright; sister, Ernestine Kelsay.

Survivors include her sons, Johnny Ray( Suzanne) Robertson, Charlie (Darlene) Robertson, Tony Cox and David Cox; daughters, Patsy (Doug) Holcomb, Geraldine (Carlton) King, Karen (Tim) Case and Danelle (Cliff) Ables; sisters, Dorothy Brown, Julia (Jim) Wallace and Martha Millsaps; fifteen grandchildren; thirty great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 4:00 PM on Friday, April 20, 2017 in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Tom Law officiating. Interment will follow in New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1-4 PM on Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to, Muscular Dystrophy Association, 222 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 1500 Chicago, IL 60606, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105 or New Salem Baptist Church, 9806 Dallas Hollow Road Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379

Arrangements are by Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 8911 Dallas Hollow Road, Soddy-Daisy (423) 843-2525

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