It is with saddened hearts we announce the passing of Orphie Evelyn Cox, age 65, of Cabot, AR. She passed away Saturday, November 21, 2020, at UAMS in Little Rock, AR. She was born on December 2, 1954, in Little Rock to the late George and Ollie Raney Lind.
For many years, Evelyn worked in fundraising for United Cerebral Palsy, Easter Seals, and Carti.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Edward Cox, Sr.
Evelyn leaves behind her, two sons, James Edward Cox, Jr. and William Robert (Sammie) Cox both of Cabot; significant other, Shorty Reese; three sisters, Lori (Ed) Riley of Lexington, MO, Mary Jo Harbin of Jacksonville, Maudie Lind of Beebe; and one brother, George (Debra)
Lind of Judsonia; grandson, Aydin Conelly; numerous beloved nieces and nephews. All who knew her loved her. She will be dearly missed.
In light of the current health concerns, Evelyn’s family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers if you are not able to attend the service. Please be aware, as per Arkansas directives, attendance will be regulated in accordance to Arkansas guidelines, all guests in attendance will be required to wear masks/facial coverings and social distancing guidelines will be in place.
Memorial service will be Friday, December 4, 2020 at 10:00 AM at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas. Inurnment will follow at Lebanon Cemetery, McRae, Arkansas. 501-982-3400
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