She was a homemaker and former employee of the Merit Clothing and Mayfield Manufacturing.
She is survived by two sons, Gary Cox of Sand Hill Community and Kevin Cox of Symsonia; two daughters, Melanie Cox of Oak Level and Mollie Cox of Paducah; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Eugene “Hoocher” Cox; three brothers, Harry Tyson, Richard Townsend and Royce Townsend and one grandson.
There will be no visitation or funeral services. Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Contributions may be made to Lourdes Hospice, P.O. Box 7100, Paducah, KY 42002-7100.