Cox, Dorcas Elaine

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amem_cardinal1Dorcas Elaine Cox, 88, of Floyd, passed away on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. She was born January 25, 1928 in Indian Valley, Va. to the late Zack T. and Eliza Reed Cox.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by seven sisters, Ocie Dulaney, Pearl Reed, Rosie Clay, Eulala Dickerson, Ilene Hylton, Clarice Smith, and Aldah Cox as well as one brother Hobert McKinley Cox.

Dorcas Elaine has been a dedicated member of the church of Christ for 54 years as of October 2012.

Survivors include one sister, Lois Jean Cox of Floyd; nieces, Barbara Cable, Troutville, Va., Shirley Layman, Naples, Fla., Phyllis Liebing, Naples, Fla., Wanda Dalton, Floyd, Va., Glenna Shelor, Stuart, Va., Vicki Moser, Nashville, Tenn.; nephews, Roger Clay, Christiansburg, Va., Lowell Clay, Laurel Fork, Va., Kendall Clay, Radford, Va., Ronald Smith, Indian Valley, Va., Richard Smith, Riner, Va., Rickie Smith, Indian Valley, Va.; special thanks to Dr. Garry Kuiken and staff, and to Elizabeth Hiebert, B.S., QMHP for their loving care through the years. Also a very special thanks to Bevin Marshall and her son, Wayne Marshall for acts of kindness and love shown throughout the years.

Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, August 25, 2016 at the Floyd Church of Christ with Mr. Mitchell Floyd officiating. Interment to follow atCaptain George Quesenberry Cemetery, Indian Valley, VA. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Dorcas Elaine requests that no food or flowers be sent.Online condolences may be made at