Mildred Selby Cox
Posted By Sparta Live | January 30, 2012 12:00 am
Mildred Selby Cox, 88, of Sparta, passed away Jan. 28, 2012, at NHC Healthcare of Cookeville.
Mrs. Cox was born Nov. 2, 1923, in White County, to Jimmie Lee Selby and Lula Deann Sparks Selby.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, George Thomas Cox; brothers, John Selby, Herbert Selby, Ernest Selby, James Selby; and sisters, Alta England, Verda Burgess, Ura Eller and Gladys Dillard.
Survivors include her sons, Gary Cox and wife Judy, Mike Cox and wife Vickie, all of Sparta, Donnie Cox and wife Janice, of Cookeville; daughter, Kay Cox, of Cookeville; sister, Jewel Whiteaker, of Ohio; sisters-in-law, Maxine Selby, of Ohio, Dot Selby, of Sparta; grandchildren, Jeremy Cox, of Sparta, Jason Cox, of Louisville, Ky., Jennifer Sims and husband Jonathan, of Sparta; three step-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Jan. 31, 2012, at Thurman Funeral Home, with burial in Oak Lawn Funeral Home. Dr. Charles McCaskey will officiate. The family will receive friends 5-9 p.m., Jan. 30, at the funeral home.
Thurman Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.