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Opal Lena Cox, 89, of Williamsburg, passed away on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 at Baptist Health Corbin.
She was born on March 14, 1927 in Whitley County, Kentucky to the late Luther Loudermilk and Ada (Brown) Loudermilk. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Hoyt Cox; three brothers, Ray Loudermilk, Virgil Loudermilk and Joe Loudermilk; a sister, Odie Loudermilk and a daughter-in-law, Barbara Cox.
She is survived by a son, Hoyt Curtis Cox, of Williamsburg; two daughters, Lorene Cox (Verlin Marsee) and Jerlene Huddleston (Rick), of Williamsburg; four grandchildren, Bruce Huddleston, Angela Crusenberry, Jessica Cox, and Courtney Cox; four great-grandchildren, Harley Huddleston, Ethan Huddleston, Dakota Crusenberry, and Hannah Crusenberry; one sister, Ruth Loudermilk Emory, of South Carolina; three brothers, Johnny Loudermilk and Robert Loudermilk, both of Louisville, and Donald Loudermilk, of Florida; sisters-in-law, Chlora Murphy, Pauline Cox and Velma Kidd, all of Williamsburg; many nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends to mourn her passing.
Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 at Croley Funeral Home.
The Funeral Service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Laudermilk and the Rev. Raymond Parks officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Richardson Cemetery in Williamsburg. Donald Cox, Doyle Cox, Edmond Cox, Mike Lawson, Dawson Powers and Homer Hubbard will serve as pallbearers.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.croleyfuneralhome.com.
Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg in charge of all arrangements, Jerry W. Croley and J. Andrew Croley, Directors.
Published on February 21, 2017
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