2007-01-11 / Obituaries

Jerre Dayton Cox

Services for Jerre Dayton Cox, 68, Chandler, were held Thursday, Jan. 4, at West Lake Baptist Church of Lake Palestine, with the Rev. Eric Peyton and Kenneth Bartholomew officiating.

Burial was in Concord Cemetery, Henderson County, under direction of Chandler Memorial Funeral Home.

Mr. Cox died January 1, 2007, at his residence.

He was born August 27, 1938, in Spruce Pine, NC, to the late Ernest and Lillian Cox, and lived in the Chandler area since 1991. An Army veteran, he retired as a self-employed automotive parts representative and was a member of West Lake Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by brother, James Cox.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon Cox, Chandler; son, Derek Dayton Cox, Fort Worth; stepson, David Mitchell Buffum, Kokomo, Ind.; daughter, Kristin Kimberly Delwisch, Dallas; stepdaughters, Michelle Renee Pressey, Kokomo, Ind., and Terra Lynn Colvin, Bethel, Okla.; sister, Martha Ann Ferguson, Norman, Okla.; and 10 grandchildren.

Pallbearers were David Colvin, Derek Cox, Mitchell Buffum, Jordan Cox, Steven Kent and Ray Kirkwood.

Honorary pallbearers were Doyle Walker, John Reneau, Keith Davis, Bob Bingham and Herb Richardson.

If desired, memorials may be made to West Lake Baptist Church Building Fund.

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