Betty Jo (Piercy) Cox


May 3, 1942 ~ May 29, 2020 (age 78)

Services for Betty Jo, 78, will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at Valley Grove Baptist Church with Dr. Ward Hays officiating. Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M., Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at Lacy Funeral Home.

 Betty Jo was born in Fort Worth, TX on May 3, 1942 to Claude and Myna Ruth (Oneal) Piercy. She married W.L. “Red” Cox on January 20, 1968, in Crowley, TX.

 Betty Jo was a member of Valley Grove Baptist Church. Her love of Christ and others spilled out of her life to everyone around her. Although she was little, she was a mighty prayer warrior.

 Betty Jo is survived by her husband, WL “Red” Cox; daughter, Rhonda Rene’ Cox of Abilene, TX; grandchildren, Jacob Austin Manry, and wife, Bethany of Abilene, TX, Jeremiah Curtis Manry of Abilene, TX, Jonathan David Manry of Abilene, TX; great-grandchildren, Ryan Curtis Manry, and Alison Francesca Manry of Abilene, TX; sister, Delores Ann James, and husband, Jimmy of Madill, OK; sisters-in-law, Hazel Free of Lufkin, TX, and Lanelle Early of Bay Springs, MS.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Claude Edward Piercy.

 Memorials may be made to:

 Valley Grove Baptist Church Mission fund

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