Fannie Laura Warden Cox


Fannie Laura Warden Cox, 91, of Johnson City, died Tuesday, July 30, 2013.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 3, at 10 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Johnson City with interment following in the Johnson City Masonic Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of Crofts-Crow Funeral Home of Johnson City where visitation was held Friday evening, Aug. 2.

Mrs. Cox was born Nov. 16, 1921, in Calera, Bryan County, Okla., the daughter of Tom and Cora Warden. She married Fred Stiles Cox on July 7, 1938. He preceded her in death.

Since her husband was a Methodist minister, the Cox family lived in various locations across the state.

At one time, she attended nursing school, and would work as a nurses’ aide whenever she could.

She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Jackie and Warren Jones of Fredericksburg and Julia and Harvey Schumann of Hye.

Survivors also include four grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Cox was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Warden.

Memorials may be made to Hill Country Memorial Hospice; First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 207, Johnson City, TX 78636, or Trinity Lutheran Church at Stonewall.

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