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Betty J. Cox

September 7, 1936 ~ November 28, 2021 (age 85)


Betty J. Cox, 85, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, November 28, 2021, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born on September 7, 1936 in Daviess to the late Woodrow & Trudie Wilson. Betty enjoyed crafts, coloring, reading, flowers and gardening. She loved family reunions and spending time with family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Essie Cox; son, Ronald Cox; daughter, Kathy Cox; and two brothers, James Wilson and Charles Wilson; and a sister, Joann Hall.

Survivors include her two daughters, Teresa Barrows and Cindy (Scott) Foster; eight grandchildren, Andy Cox, Sherri Rather, Samantha Williams, Eddie Barrows, Philicia Ammons, Nina Driscoll, Cassie Jones, Mathew Foster; 25 great-grandchildren; three great-great- grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; and our wonderful neighbors, the Osborne family.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday at James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will be in Rosehill Cemetery. Visitation is from 3 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday and after 9 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

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Funeral Service
December 2, 2021

10:00 AM
Davis Funeral Home
3009 Frederica St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

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