SIKESTON -- Martha Lou Cox, 66, of Sikeston, died March 4, 2012, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Born June 6, 1945, in Sikeston, to the late Hubert and Leona Blackburn Boyer, she was the owner of The Accent Shop in Sikeston for 17 years and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston.
On Dec. 1, 1962, in Sikeston, she married James E. Cox, who preceded her in death on Nov. 14, 2003.
Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, James E. "Jimmy" and Wendy Cox Jr. of Sikeston; one daughter, Kathy Cox of Sikeston; and seven grandchildren,, Lindsey Cox, James E. Cox III, Lauren Kelley, William Cox, Blair Kelley, Tyler Kelley and Jacob Cox, all of Sikeston.
Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2012, until time of funeral services at 11 a.m. at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston. The Rev. Geoff Posegate, pastor of the First United Methodist Church of Sikeston, will officiate.
Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: James E. Cox III, William Cox, Jacob Cox, Tyler Kelley, Justin Cox and Nathan Cox.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.nunneleefuneralchapel.com.
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may be made to:
Missouri Delta Medical Center
1008 North Main
Sikeston, MO 63801