Joyce Burlison Cox

March 19, 1932 - August 20, 2019

Joyce Burlison Cox

March 19, 1932 - August 20, 2019

 

Joyce Burlison Cox, 87, passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. Mrs. Cox was a retired school bus driver with the Tipton County Board of Education after 26 years, a homemaker, a licensed cosmetologist and a member of Smyrna Baptist Church.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, August 24, at the Covington Funeral Home chapel with interment in Smyrna Cemetery in Burlison.  

 She is survived by three daughters, Charlotte Cox (Richard) Kelley, Anita Cox (Jimmy) Coats and Michelle (Chris) Laxton, all of Burlison; six grandchildren, Kerry (Brad) Williams, Jason (Rachel) Coats, Leslie (Michael) Roane, Cristi (Brian) Oswalt, Drew (Brandi) Laxton and Meghan (Michael) Nolan and 13 great grandchildren.  

She was preceded in death by her parents, Royce Murphy Burlison and Sophronia Elizabeth Howard Burlison; her husband, Coleman Cox, one son, Coleman Herbert “Coley” Cox, Jr.; one sister, Norma Faye Burlison and two brothers, William John “Sonny” Burlison and Jimmy Maurice Burlison. 

The family requests that memorials be made to the Smyrna Cemetery. 

 Friends may sign an online guestbook at www.covingtonfuneralhome.com

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