Lucille Speer Cox


Thelma Lucille Cox, 94, wife of the late Clinton Cox, went to her eternal home Thursday, November 7, 2019. Lucille was born December 30, 1924 in Yadkin County to Garl and Alice Saunders Speer.

Funeral Service will be 2:00 PM, Monday, November 11, 2019 at Brown’s Chapel Christian Church, with Reverend Shaun Garner officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Cox retired from the Lace plant in Robbins, and in her retirement she enjoyed working in the yard, gardening, quilting, and helping others. She most enjoyed her frequent trips into town to check the mail and browse the stores. She was a hard working lady who was loved by many.

She is survived by a grandson Michael Brown (Karen) of Bennett, and a granddaughter Sarah Williams (Matt) of Vass; 4 great grandchildren Raymond and Jonathan Brown of South Carolina, Brooklyn Hawthrone of Vass, and Tabitha Brown of Bennett; 4 great-great grandchildren Andrew, Connor, Autumn, and Haigynn Brown all of South Carolina.

In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by a son Eugene (Punk) Cox, a daughter Elizabeth Brown-Williams; grandson Raymond (Randy) Brown, sisters Bertha Hilton, Elsie Pugh, Polly Durham, Juanita Hill, Ann Whitt, and Ilene Horner, and a brother Howard Speer.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM, Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Kennedy Funeral Home.

Kennedy Funeral Home is honored to serve the Cox Family.

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  1. Will always love you grandma Cox. Will forever cherish all the wonderful memories with you. Thank you for loving my children as your own grandchildren. No family gathering will ever be the same without your presence. Until we meet again look over all of us! ❤️😘

  2. I’m so saddened to hear about my precious little Lucille. She was so precious & dear to me. Holding you Mike, Karen & your precious family close to our hearts & in our prayers. She loved y’all so very much & was so thankful to be living in your home. Heaven gained an Angel who was loved so very much & always will live in our hearts.

  3. Our sympathy is extended to her family. She was always friendly and nice each time we saw her. Look to the Lord for comfort and strength!!!

  4. Prayers for the family. Lucille was such a sweet lady. I remember her well during my years of growing up in the Browns Chapel Church. She loved her church and family. She will truly be missed!

  5. I worked with Lucille for many years at Carolina Lace. She was not only a co-worker, she was my friend. Condolences to her family. She will be missed.

  6. Condolences to the family and friends of Ms. Lucille. She was truly a remarkable, hardworking lady who will be missed by her friends.

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