Mandy Ruth Cox, 87, of Etowah, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 15, 2012.
She was a daughter of the late Floyd and Annie Larmon. She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Benton.
She was a loving wife and a loving mother of six children and 14 grandchildren. She was loved and respected by all who knew her and will be missed greatly.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Gregory Cox; her parents; and great-grandchildren: Brandon Hood and Jalyn Hood.
Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law: Sue and Bob Stewart of Athens, Billie Parker of Benton, Jackie and Frank “Punk” McClary of Etowah and Melinda and Raymond Land of Etowah; sons and daughters-in-law: Johnny and Pam Cox of Sweetwater, and Jerry and Anne Cox of Etowah; and several great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 18, 2012, in the South Chapel of Bordwine Funeral Home in Etowah with the Rev. Don Whitehead and Minister Louis Rouse officiating.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the service.
Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home Thursday at 10 a.m., and proceed to McMinn Memory Gardens for the 11 a.m. committal service.
Grandsons Greg Hood, Doug Parker, Wes Johnson, Tim Cox, Michael Hood, Jason Cox, John Cox, and Steve Blair will serve as pallbearers.
If you are unable to attend, sign the guest registry at www.bordwinefuneralhome.com.