Dorris Francis Cox

Monday, December 28, 2015

Dorris Francis Cox, 76 of Rector, Ark., formerly of Sherwood, Ark., passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2015, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould, Ark. She was born on April 12, 1939, and was a member of Rector General Baptist Church. Mrs. Cox enjoyed her church activities, and was a registered nurse for over 30 years.

Survivors include her husband, Joey Cox of the home; two sons, Elvis Cox of Sherwood and Jacob Cox of Rector; two daughters, Joanna (Jim) Pope of Tavares, Fla. and Kalynn Grace Cox of Rector; one brother, Gary McDaniel of Paragould and a half-sister, Kathryn Burrmeister of Michigan.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Arlie and Myrtle McDaniel; one brother, A.J. McDaniel; one sister, Barbara Smith and one half-sister, Bobbie Crum.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 28, at the Rector General Baptist Church with Marston Carpenter officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Heights Cemetery in Rector. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. Monday until service time at the church.

Pallbearers will include Bill Baker, Travis Baker, Louie Cordel, Dewey Shelton, Charles Smith and Gerald Lamb.

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