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Funeral service for Dora Jean Cox, age 88, will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, May 8, 2017, at the Laverty Baptist Church. Rev. J.V. Lobaugh will officiate.
Dora Jean Cox was born the daughter of Horace Cotten and Edith Powers Cotten on July 25, 1928, in Carnegie, Oklahoma. She died on May 2, 2017, in Chickasha.
Before getting married, Dora worked as a beautician. She married Jerrold Cox on New Years Eve in 1950 and they made their home east of Dutton. Soon thereafter, she and Jerrold moved to Oklahoma City. Thirteen years later, they moved to Verden. Dora was a member of the Laverty Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school and served in other teaching positions for over 25 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents Horace and Edith Cotten, her husband Jerrold Cox, and her daughter Debra McCool.
Survivors include son-in-law and wife Terry and Janet McCool; grandson Chris McCool; granddaughter and husband Tracey and Heath Payne; great grandchildren Logan Payne and Ethan Payne; sister and husband Coleta and Victor Stephens; brother and wife Jerry and Lillian Cotten.
Interment will be in the Fairlawn Cemetery under direction of McRay Funeral Home.
Published on  May 5, 2017
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