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Jimmy Wiley Cox Sr.

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Jimmy Wiley Cox Sr. Veteran

Birth
Death
10 Jan 2011 (aged 82)
Burial
Columbia, Marion County, Mississippi, USA Add to Map
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Columbian Progress

JIMMY WILEY COX, SR., 82, Columbia
Funeral services were held Saturday, January 15, at 12:30 p.m. in the Hathorn Funeral Home Chapel for Mr. Jimmy Wiley Cox, Sr., 82, of Columbia, who died January 10, along with his wife, Shirley Ann Cox. Interment was in the Woodlawn Cemetery. Officiates were Allan Eldridge and Brian K. Anderson. Visitation was held Friday, January 14, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Hathorn Funeral Home. A native of Paragould, Arkansas, and former long time resident of Sandy Hook, he was born on March 3, 1928. Mr. Cox was retired as Production Manager from The Columbian-Progress, where he was employed for over forty years and was a veteran of the United States Army, and served in Japan. He was the minister for the Columbia Church of Christ and wrote religious articles for the newspaper and religious publications. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Mattie B. Cox, and a son, Jimmy Wiley Cox, Jr. Survivors include two daughters, Llene Poles and Nancy Talbot of Mobile, Alabama; siblings, Almeria Liddle, Elva Mae Gilmore and J. Louis Cox, Jr.; six grandchildren; and five great grandchildren. Hathorn Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Gospel Preacher. Jimmy W. Cox, 82 year-old preacher for the church in Columbia, Miss., and his wife Shirley, age 61, died in a fire that left little but ashes. The fire occurred about 2 a.m. Monday, Jan. 10. Jimmy had been a newspaper man in Columbia for many years, but had spent his last several years trying to keep a small congregation going. He also wrote several articles for Magnolia Messenger as well as in the local paper. His first wife, Mattie, had died in 2004, and her death was recorded in Magnolia Messenger. They had three children, daughters Llene Poles and Nancy Tolbert, both of Mobile, Ala., and a deceased son, Jimmy Cox, Jr. Nancy Tolbert is church secretary at the Regency Church of Christ in Mobile, and her minister Allen Eldridge will conduct Jimmy´s service. There will be a joint visitation on Friday, Jan. 14, from 5-9 p.m. at Hathorne Funeral Home, 167 Hwy 198 E., Columbia, Miss. Shirley's funeral will be on Saturday, Jan. 15, at 10 a.m. and Jimmy's will be at 12:30 p.m. - Ken Thomas, COLUMBIA, Miss. (BNc).
Columbian Progress

JIMMY WILEY COX, SR., 82, Columbia
Funeral services were held Saturday, January 15, at 12:30 p.m. in the Hathorn Funeral Home Chapel for Mr. Jimmy Wiley Cox, Sr., 82, of Columbia, who died January 10, along with his wife, Shirley Ann Cox. Interment was in the Woodlawn Cemetery. Officiates were Allan Eldridge and Brian K. Anderson. Visitation was held Friday, January 14, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Hathorn Funeral Home. A native of Paragould, Arkansas, and former long time resident of Sandy Hook, he was born on March 3, 1928. Mr. Cox was retired as Production Manager from The Columbian-Progress, where he was employed for over forty years and was a veteran of the United States Army, and served in Japan. He was the minister for the Columbia Church of Christ and wrote religious articles for the newspaper and religious publications. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Mattie B. Cox, and a son, Jimmy Wiley Cox, Jr. Survivors include two daughters, Llene Poles and Nancy Talbot of Mobile, Alabama; siblings, Almeria Liddle, Elva Mae Gilmore and J. Louis Cox, Jr.; six grandchildren; and five great grandchildren. Hathorn Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Gospel Preacher. Jimmy W. Cox, 82 year-old preacher for the church in Columbia, Miss., and his wife Shirley, age 61, died in a fire that left little but ashes. The fire occurred about 2 a.m. Monday, Jan. 10. Jimmy had been a newspaper man in Columbia for many years, but had spent his last several years trying to keep a small congregation going. He also wrote several articles for Magnolia Messenger as well as in the local paper. His first wife, Mattie, had died in 2004, and her death was recorded in Magnolia Messenger. They had three children, daughters Llene Poles and Nancy Tolbert, both of Mobile, Ala., and a deceased son, Jimmy Cox, Jr. Nancy Tolbert is church secretary at the Regency Church of Christ in Mobile, and her minister Allen Eldridge will conduct Jimmy´s service. There will be a joint visitation on Friday, Jan. 14, from 5-9 p.m. at Hathorne Funeral Home, 167 Hwy 198 E., Columbia, Miss. Shirley's funeral will be on Saturday, Jan. 15, at 10 a.m. and Jimmy's will be at 12:30 p.m. - Ken Thomas, COLUMBIA, Miss. (BNc).


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