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Helen Ruth Cox

November 3, 1927 - July 25, 2016

Helen Ruth Cox, 88, of Chattanooga, TN, passed away on Monday, July 25, 2016 at Cardinal Care in Hendersonville, NC. She was a daughter of the late Maggie Mae Everhart and Lawrence C. Forrester. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Arthur M. Cox and sister, Betty Draganac.

Helen was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She took great pride in caring for her family.

Survivors include her daughter, Elizabeth Jane Sherrill and her husband David of Hendersonville, NC; son, Glen T. Cox of Chattanooga, TN; three grandchildren, David Sherrill Jr. and his wife Christina of Hendersonville, Adam Sherrill of Hendersonville and Brandon Rickets and his wife Tanisha of Chattanooga, TN; four great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at Chattanooga National Cemetery at 1:30pm on Monday, August 15, 2016.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Dr. Chattanooga, TN 37416.

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