Willie 'Bill' Martin Cox
By Cooper-Sorrells Funeral Home Bonham
Jun 18, 2019
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Bonham, Texas -- Graveside services for Willie "Bill" Martin Cox, 79, of Savoy, Texas will be at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, June 21, 2019 at Arledge Ridge Cemetery. Bro. Duane Wegley will officiate. Visitation will be held at Cooper-Sorrells Funeral Home Bonham from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. prior to the graveside service. Mr. Cox passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Texoma Medical Center in Denison, Texas.

Willie "Bill" Martin Cox was born in Denison, Texas on October 22, 1939 to Noel W. Cox and Bertha Marie (Holcomb) Cox. He married Patsy Karen (Cobb) Cox on May 10, 1980 in Denison, Texas; she preceded him in death on November 28, 2011. Bill was a truck driver and hauled freight. He was also of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by daughter, Cleda Perry and husband Jim of Leonard, TX; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; brother Roger Cox and wife Carol of TN; sister Maxine Shields of AR, sister-in-law, Patsy Cox of Trenton, TX; and special friends who took care of him, Brontice “Peanut” Darland and Sally Daniel.

His parents, Noel and Bertha Cox; grandson, Brian Cox and brother, Sonny Cox, along with his wife, also preceded him in death.

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