Thursday, November 17, 2005

Jean Cox, 71, of Monett, died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2005, at her home.

She was born Jan. 28, 1934, in Calico Rock, Ark., the daughter of Zelf and Mabel Davis Lawrence. She was a custodian at Monett Schools and was a member of Ebenzer Baptist Church of Monett.

She married Charles E. Cox on Nov. 22, 1953, in Monett, and he survives.

Additional survivors include: one son, Douglas Cox and his wife, Donna, of Aurora; one daughter, Daphane Brandt and her husband, Joey, of Monett; three sisters, Ruby Turner, of Cassville, Robbie Cox, of Monett, and Betty Gebhardt, of Columbia; six grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Willie Lawrence.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Buchanan Chapel in Monett with Rev. Jerry Harter officiating. Burial will be at Monett IOOF Cemetery under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett.