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Mildred B Cox

Obituary for Mildred B Cox

December 17, 1922 - April 17, 2017
Okeechobee, Florida | Age 94


Mildred B. Cox, age 94, formerly of Greenwood, widow of the late Jiggs Johnson and the late Jerry Cox, passed away on Monday morning, April 17, 2017 in Okeechobee, FL.

Mildred was born on December 17, 1922 in Shoals, IN to John Emmons and Gladys Tedrow Emmons.

Survivors include her children, Joseph Earl Johnson of Rosanky, TX, Carol Jean Mayo of Mooresville, Judith Ann West of Clayton, Janice Marie Vogus of Mooresville, Linda Jane Walker of Clayton and Jennifer Elaine Green of Okeechobee, FL; one brother, John Emmons of Florida; 20 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Mildred was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Jiggs Johnson and husband, Jerry Cox, one brother Edward Emmons, two sisters, Anna Bergerman, and Lily Chamberlain, two grandchildren, Joseph Johnson and Joseph Walker.

Funeral services will be held at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Services and Crematory, Greenwood Chapel, on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 2:00 pm . Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 12:00 noon until the time of service at 2:00 pm. Burial will immediately follow at Greenwood Cemetery.

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