Anna Joyce Cox, 91, of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, November 16, 2020, in a local health care facility.
She was a member of First Baptist Church of Cleveland. Anna was retired from Duracell. She was a talented seamstress and basket weaver; she and her husband built most of the furniture in their home. Anna and her husband Richard had a very loving and devoted marriage for 70 years. They loved their family dearly.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Dave and Wilma Hall; husband of 70 years, Richard Cox; sister, Thelma Gates and husband Dewey; and brother-in-law, J.D. Cooke.
Survivors include her children, Charlotte Murray and Mary Lou Richardson and her husband Larry, all of Cleveland; grandchildren, Rebecca “Becky” Isom and husband, Jimmy, Bob Murray and wife, Lisa, Dan Murray and wife Alison, Sara Richardson, and Justin Richardson; great-grandchildren, Rachael Isom Butler and husband, John of Jonesboro, Arkansas, Morgan Key and husband, Max of Johnson City, TN, Jake Murray, and Ashton Murray; sister, Helen Cooke of Cleveland; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19, with Pastor Tom Wickes officiating.
The family would like to thank the caregivers at Brookdale Assisted living facility on Mount Vernon Drive for the last 6 years of love and care they gave Mrs. Cox or as they lovingly called her, “Granny”. They also want to thank Hospice of Caris Healthcare.
The family suggests memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 7625 Hamilton Park Dr. Suite 6, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Cox family guestbook at www.fikefh.com.