Graveside service for Ernestine Cox, age 101, of Mt. Pleasant, TX were held at 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Restlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Sulphur Springs. Visitation was held from 6 to 8 P.M. on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.
Mrs. Cox passed away on Tuesday, May 14th, at her residence.
Ernestine Cox was born on April 5, 1917 in Minden, LA, the daughter of William and Eunice Miller.
She was a retired teacher for Public Schools and a member of First Baptist Church, Mt. Pleasant.
She is survived by her daughters, Loye Cox Olker and husband, Lou of Petaluma , CA, Linda Cox Cannaday and husband, Larry of Mt. Pleasant; grandson, Loy Ray Smith of Milledgerville, GA; granddaughters, Marcia Smith of Milledgeville, GA, Larissa Rutledge of Mt. Vernon, Lindy Merriman of Mt. Pleasant, Lorie Kay of Augusta, GA; twelve great grandchildren; sisters, Susie Lester and Betty Fithen, both of Minden, LA; numerous nieces and nephews.
Ernestine was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Curtis Cox; daughters, Roxie Smith and Denise Pazniokas.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.
The online register can be signed at www.murrayorwosky.com