Virginia Gregory Cox, 100, of Andrews, NC, went home to be with her Lord and her many friends, on Monday, June 15, 2020 at Erlanger Nursing Home in Murphy, NC, and now she has her wings.
She was the daughter of the late Andrew Jackson Gregory and Bessie Crisp Bramlett. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of over 41 years, Woodrow W. Cox and son, Tony Cox. Surviving is one son, Jerry Cox and Linda Griffith.
She had one granddaughter, Susanne Cox; two grandchildren, Brady and Courtney Chabot. Also, step grandchildren, Brian and Sandy Curtis and Dylan Curtis of Waren, NC and Shylon Curtis White (deceased) and Daratha Curtis of Andrews, also Jamie and Shasta Martin, and Amber, Austin and Andrew Martin of Marble, NC., also, Tina Mechstroth and Lana Ponce and Dalton and Dillon Sims and Brian Sims (deceased) from Dayton, Ohio. Also, she have many close and dear friends she loved so much and tried to be an inspiration and advisor to her younger friends.
She was a resident of Cherokee County since coming to Andrews in 1948 and was the oldest member of the Andrews First Baptist Church, where she was very active in her church activities and programs. She was the first route sales lady with The Tom Huston Peanut Company of Columbus, Ga for many years, she was the first manager of the Andrews Sunshine Club, a nutritional program for the elderly in the Andrews area for about 26 years and was very devoted to this program, and after retiring she continued working for recognition of older citizens.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm, Monday, June 22, 2020 at the First Baptist Church of Andrews, NC. Visitation will be from 12 noon till 2 pm. Rev. Al Hood will officiate. Entombment will be in Woodlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum, Greenville, SC.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Andrews Sunshine Club, and mailed to Ms. Denise Cross, c/o Andrews Sunshine Club, 69 Alpine Street, Murphy, NC 28906.
Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
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