Cox, Elizabeth Johnson

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Elizabeth Frances Johnson Cox, 67, of Pulaski succumbed to her battle with lung cancer on Wednesday, May 16, 2007 in the Pulaski Community Hospital.

Born in Pulaski County on October 19, 1939 she was the daughter of the late Mary Alma Johnson.

She was also preceded in death by her husband and soulmate of 50 years, Lonnie Floyd Cox Jr. and by a brother, Neal D. Johnson.

She was a member of the Faith Bible Church, Pulaski and a retired employee of Pulaski Furniture Corporation.

Surviving are four devoted daughters and sons-in law, Jeannie C. and John E. Southern, Pulaski, Donna C. Davis, Groveport, Ohio, Kathy L. Cox, Lyons, Ga. and Tammy and Billy G. Chapman, Oak Hill, W.Va.; a loving granddaughter, Ashley N. Mottesheard, Oak Hill, W.Va.; loving father, Neal P. Johnson, Pulaski; sister and brother in-law, Ann and Marvin Dalton, Pulaski; sister-in law and husband, Dawn and Sherman Collins, Radford; brother-in-law and wife, Larry and Phyllis Cox, Pulaski. Extended family members include Barbra Gilley and Kim McMunri. Multiple nieces and nephews are among her loving family members. Mrs. Cox had an unconditional love for her little Pomeranian pet named “Lady.”

The family wishes to provide a special recognition to Margie Gray and other close friends who stayed with Mrs. Cox during her illness. Likewise, special recognition goes out to all doctors, nurses and staff at Pulaski Community Hospital for providing the nurturing care to their beloved mother, daughter, sister and friend.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 19 from the Stevens Funeral Chapel, Pulaski with the Rev. John Grimm and the Rev. Jim Linkous officiating. Additionally, a special celebration of Mrs. Cox’s life will be sung by Mr. Albert Altano. Burial will1 follow in the Thornspring Cemetery, Pulaski County. Visiting will be Friday evening at Stevens Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Given that Mrs. Cox had a sincere love for all animals the family requests that donations be made to the Pulaski County Humane Society. Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.