Elizabeth Joy Cox

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Mrs. Elizabeth Joy Cox, of Jacksonville, Ark., departed this life Friday, November 23, 2018 at the family residence at the age of 79 years, 1 month and 5 days. She was born Wednesday, October 18, 1939 to the late Faye Nicholas and Bessie McKinney Shown in Marked Tree, Ark. She was a housewife and a member of First Baptist Church in Jacksonville. She was preceded in death by two sons, Gregory Lynn and Ernest Randall Cox; 8 sisters, 7 brothers and her parents. She is survived by her husband, Rev. Hugh Ronald Cox of the home, one brother, Dan T. Shown of Tuckerman, and several nieces and nephews. Graveside service was November 27, 2018 at Tyronza Cemetery with Rev. James McDaniel officiating. Burial followed under the direction of Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann. Lasting memorials can be made to Feed The Children, Life Outreach International, P.O. Box 982000, Fort Worth, TX 76182-8000. An online register book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.