Patricia Cox

Sunday, January 24, 2010

THEBES, Ill. -- Patricia Louise "Pat" Bupp Cox, 76, of rural Thebes died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010, at her home.

Pat was born April 12, 1933, in Clinton, Ky., daughter of Robert W. and Agnes Mghee Bupp. She married Ernest Cox, who preceded her in death Nov. 18, 2002.

Survivors include seven daughters, Susie (Chris) Christensen of Olive Branch, Ill., Joyce (Edwin) Findley of Laird Hill, Texas, Debbie Kay Cox of Tamms, Ill., Hester Hargrove (Randy McGuire) of Birmingham, Ala., Marie Collins of Cape Girardeau, Amy Lee Day (Bruce Ford) of Olive Branch, Mandy (Dodd) Schnepper of Mason, Ill.; 19 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

The funeral was held Saturday at Jones Funeral Home in Tamms, with the Rev. Edwin Findley officiating. Interment was in Mount Zion Cemetery near Thebes.

Memorials may be made to Paws Place, 139 E. Vienna St., Anna, IL 62906, or to Humane Society of Southeast Missouri, 2536 Boutin Drive, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701, in memory of Pat Cox.