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Leola Sutton Cox

July 14, 1948 February 9, 2019
Leola Sutton Cox
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Obituary for Leola Sutton Cox

Mrs. Leola Sutton Cox, 70, passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side Saturday, February 9, 2019.

The funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2 PM at the Greenville Church of God. Burial will follow in Pinewood Memorial Park.

Mrs. Cox, a native of Carteret County, was the daughter of Leo and Eloise Willis Sutton. She lived her early life in Salter Path and moved to Greenville when she was 15. She worked at Too Tuff Toggs in Grimesland for a number of years. Mrs. Cox was a member of the Greenville Church of God, where she sang in the choir for many years. She was a devout Christian who spent her life serving others.

She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Cox was preceded in death by a sister, Myrna Byrd.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Robert Lee Cox, Sr.; sons, Robert Lee Cox, Jr. (Robbie) and wife, Teresa, and Jay Lee Cox, Sr. and wife, Tina, all of Greenville; sisters, Faye Millaway of Winterville, Loretta Cherry and husband, Jack, of Winterville, Pam Garris and husband, Randy, of Ayden, and Susanne Baker (Sue) of Greenville; brothers, Danny Sutton of Farmville, Johnny Sutton and wife, Beth, of Greenville, and Jimmy Sutton and wife, Tina, of Farmville; grandchildren, Joshua Cox, Jay Lee Cox, Jr. (JJ), Sheryl Wynne, Christina Cox, Robert “Dale” Cox, and Zachary Cox; great-grandchildren, Noah Wynne and Jay Lee Cox, III (LJ); and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 8 PM at the Greenville Church of God.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

12

Feb

6:00 PM 2/12/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/12/2019 8:00:00 PM
Greenville Church of God

3105 S. Memorial Drive
Greenville, NC 27834

Greenville Church of God
3105 S. Memorial Drive Greenville 27834 NC
United States

Service

Wednesday

13

Feb

2:00 PM 2/13/2019 2:00:00 PM
Greenville Church of God

3105 S. Memorial Drive
Greenville, NC 27834

Greenville Church of God
3105 S. Memorial Drive Greenville 27834 NC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Pinewood Memorial Park Final Resting Place

Highway 33 East
Greenville, NC 27858

Highway 33 East Greenville 27858 NC
United States
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