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Nadine Edna COX

Howell Memorial Park Cemetery
Howell County,
Missouri

Nadine
Jan 5, 1927
Jan 20, 2020

Russell
Oct 26, 1923
Jul 28, 2015

A celebration of life service for Edna Nadine Cox, Nadine, or best known as Granny Lou, 93, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 22, 2020 in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Nadine passed away at 5:16 a.m., Monday, January 20, 2020, at her home.
She was born January 5, 1927, at Enid, Oklahoma, to Harry Smith and Belle McCart Smith. On September 22, 1942, she was married at West Plains, to Russell Cox, who preceded her in death July 28, 2015. To this union, two children were born, Beverly Duggins of West Plains and Howard Cox of Seneca, South Carolina. She was an active member of First General Baptist Church of West Plains until her health prevented her from attending. Nadine loved to sing duets at church with her daughter, Beverly. She was very proud to be a lifetime member of Capital Regional Medical Foundation of volunteers in Jefferson City, Missouri, where she and Russell volunteered for twenty-two years. Nadine never met a stranger and was loved by all who knew her. Anytime a grandchild stopped by to give Granny Lou a hug, her day was made.
She is survived by her daughter, Beverly Duggins and husband, Johnnie; her son, Howard Cox and wife, Connie; three grandsons, Shaun Duggins and wife, Andrea, West Plains, David Cox and wife, Jessica and Michael Cox and wife, Chrissy, Anderson, South Carolina; thirteen great-grandchildren, Taylor, Tyler, Macie, Mia and Tayt Duggins of West Plains, Sophia, Kellet, Nathan, Richard, Mary-Eva-Nadine, Mattie-Miller, Whit and Catron Cox of South Carolina; one great-great-granddaughter, Mavery Lou Duggins, West Plains; one sister, Norma Jackson; brother-in-law, Harold Bennett; sister-in-law, Mary Ann Feldman; and a host of nieces and nephews that she loved very much.
Her parents, husband and two sisters, Geraldine Holbert and Faye Bennett, preceded her in death.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Howell Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Beyond Type 1, Juvenile Diabetes Research or Hospice Compassus and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Funeral services for Russell Lee Cox, 91, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 1, 2015, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Russell went home to be with his Lord Tuesday, July 28, 2015.
He was born October 26, 1923, to Herbert Ray Cox and Effie Mae Wagoner. Upon his mother’s death at a young age, Russell was raised by his step-mother, Lula. On September 22, 1942, he was married at West Plains, Missouri, to Nadine Smith. Mr. Cox was a Veteran, having been drafted into the United States Army on March 5, 1943 and served his country proudly until December 25, 1945. He began working for the Central Telephone Company as a brush cutter and worked his way up to general manager in West Plains; he was promoted from that position to commercial manager over the state of Missouri and held that position until his retirement in 1978. He then went to work for the Public Service Commission as assistant manager of engineering in the Utility Division where he retired for the final time. Russell was an active member of the First General Baptist Church, until his health prevented him from attending.
He is survived by his wife of almost seventy-three years, Nadine Cox; one daughter, Beverly Duggins, husband, Johnnie; one son, Howard Cox, wife, Connie; three grandsons, Shaun Duggins, wife, Andrea, David Cox, wife, Jessica and Michael Cox, wife, Crissie; thirteen great-grandchildren, Taylor, Tyler, Macie, Mia and Tayt Duggins, Sophia, Kellett, Nathan, Richard, Mary-Eva, Mattie-Miller, Whit and Catron Cox; and one sister, Mary Ann Feldman.
His parents, three brothers and one sister, precede him in death.
Mr. Cox will lie in state from 12:00 Noon on Friday, until service time at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Howell Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to West Plains Christian Clinic or Gideon Bible Society and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. [robertsondrago.com, Jul 28, 2015]

Contributed on 6/19/21 by mjrwag
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Submitted: 6/19/21 • Approved: 6/19/21 • Last Updated: 6/22/21 • R827544-G775058-S3

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