Ruby Cox Wilcox, 94, of 3240 Meat Camp Road, Boone, N.C., passed away Sunday, May 12, 2019 at Hickory Falls Health And Rehab in Granite Falls, North Carolina.
She was born in Watauga County, North Carolina to the late Thomas Braskey and Myrtle Norris Cox. She was a homemaker and a member of Boone Church of God.
She is survived by three daughters, Joyce Wilcox Parsons and husband Blaine and Lois Wilcox Turner, all of Boone, and Janice Wilcox Cornett of Granite Falls; one son, David Wilcox and wife Susan of White, Georgia; eight granddaughters, Cindy Trivette and husband Chuck of Wilkesboro, Sandra Cornett and husband Mike of Zionville, Regina Allen and husband Mike of Zionville, Ava Turner of Winston-Salem, Jeannie Burns and husband Charles of Hudson, Amanda and Amelia Wilcox of Texas and Renee Nelson of Boone; two grandsons, Jimmy Phillips and wife Goldie of New Bern, North Carolina and Lester Wilcox of Charlotte; and twenty one great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester W. Wilcox; four sons, Dean, Lester, Jr., Thomas Earl and Jerry Mack Wilcox; three granddaughters, Patricia Bingham, Beverly Wilcox and Kim Wilcox; two sisters, Lucille Griffith and Betty Smith; two brothers, Ralph and Conrad Cox; two son-in-laws, Robbie Turner and Cecil Cornett; and one grandson-in-law, David Bingham.
Funeral services for Ruby Cox Wilcox will be conducted at 3 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. The Reverend Rick Bowman and the Reverend Bruce Miller will officiate. Interment will follow in Mount Lawn Memorial Park and Gardens. The family will receive friends from 1:30 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., prior to the service, at the chapel.
Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to, Crossroads Community Church, 1421 Cajah Mountain Road, Hudson, North Carolina 28638. Online condolences may be sent to the Wilcox family at www.hamptonfuneralnc.com.
Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.