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John Dee Cox

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John Dee Cox

Birth
Killen, Lauderdale County, Alabama, USA
Death
4 Aug 1964 (aged 56)
Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama, USA
Burial
Sheffield, Colbert County, Alabama, USA Add to Map
Plot
Section 9
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Gospel preacher and writer. He spoke on the 7th Annual Bible Lectureship at Freed-Hardeman College in January 1943.

Brother Cox was born December 15, 1907, at Killen, Ala. He is the son of W. L. Cox. His father was a merchant and a faithful Christian; he set the example before his children of a godly life, and taught them to love the Lord and his truth. Brother Cox became a Christian at the age of fourteen, and has been devoted to the Lord since that time. He was graduated from high school at Rogersville, Ala.; he attended State Teachers College, Florence, Ala., one year. He entered David Lipscomb College, Nashville, Tenn., and was graduated in the spring of 1929. John D. Cox preached his first sermon at Beech Grove, Tenn., Nov., 6, 1927. After graduating from David Lipscomb College, he located at Tracy City, Tenn., and remained there working with the church for a year and a half. He next located at Charleston, Miss., and remained with the church there seven years. During his sojourn at Charleston he did much missionary work; he organized a number of congregations in that part of Mississippi and strengthened many weak ones. He began work with the North Birmingham Church, Birmingham, Ala., in October, 1937, and is still with the church there. He is one of the editors of "Truth in Love," a monthly religious journal. -- Gospel Advocate, Aug. 22, 1940, 807.
Gospel preacher and writer. He spoke on the 7th Annual Bible Lectureship at Freed-Hardeman College in January 1943.

Brother Cox was born December 15, 1907, at Killen, Ala. He is the son of W. L. Cox. His father was a merchant and a faithful Christian; he set the example before his children of a godly life, and taught them to love the Lord and his truth. Brother Cox became a Christian at the age of fourteen, and has been devoted to the Lord since that time. He was graduated from high school at Rogersville, Ala.; he attended State Teachers College, Florence, Ala., one year. He entered David Lipscomb College, Nashville, Tenn., and was graduated in the spring of 1929. John D. Cox preached his first sermon at Beech Grove, Tenn., Nov., 6, 1927. After graduating from David Lipscomb College, he located at Tracy City, Tenn., and remained there working with the church for a year and a half. He next located at Charleston, Miss., and remained with the church there seven years. During his sojourn at Charleston he did much missionary work; he organized a number of congregations in that part of Mississippi and strengthened many weak ones. He began work with the North Birmingham Church, Birmingham, Ala., in October, 1937, and is still with the church there. He is one of the editors of "Truth in Love," a monthly religious journal. -- Gospel Advocate, Aug. 22, 1940, 807.


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