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Visitation At The Funeral Home

Seaver-Brown Chapel
Tuesday October 30th, 2018
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Funeral Service

Seaver-Brown Chapel
Tuesday October 30th, 2018
7:00pm - 8:00pm

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Evangeline "Porkey" Cox


Evangeline "Porkey" Cox, age 71, passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018 at her home in Marion, Va.

Born May 7, 1947 in Smyth County, Va. to the late Malcolm Bruce and Pauline Sheffey Anderson, Evangeline was a very special lady! She was beautiful inside and out. She loved her family very much and was very family oriented. She loved to cook and enjoyed the company she cooked for. Her rolls were her specialty. Evangeline loved the Lord and was a former member of First Baptist Church of Marion under the leadership of the late Reverend Andrew Arnold. She thoroughly enjoyed all types of music with R&B and gospel being among her favorites. Above all, Evangeline will be remembered as a loving mother, sister, and friend to all who knew her.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Mason Edward Cox; grandson, Dorian Cox; sister, Anita Stovall; and brother, Anthony Anderson.

Evangeline is survived by three sons, Brock Hale and Corina of Glade Spring, Va., Steve Hale and wife, Rhonda of Atkins, Va., and Vincent Cox of Marion, Va.; two daughters, LaNita Cox of Covington, Va. and Yolanda Cox of Marion, Va.; five sisters, Mary Anderson of Bristol, Va., Donna Anderson of Marion, Va., Deborah Calloway and husband, William of Roanoke, Va., Regina Roberts and special brother-in-law, Terry Whitten, and Karen Anderson all of Marion, Va.; brother, Keith Todd Anderson of Marion, Va.; special cousin, Richard Sheffey; special brother-in-law, Rainey Cox; 13 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friends, Robert and Tish and Larry and Porkey Rouse.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 7 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel with Reverend Dwayne Mabry and Pastor Mike Sage. Burial will be private. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 5 until 7 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel.

To share memories of Evangeline "Porkey" Cox please visit www.seaverbrown.com. Care for Evangeline's family has been entrusted to Seaver-Brown Funeral Service and Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion Va. 24354.

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Jessica Barnes Cortes Nov 22 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Evangeline Cox

Jessica Barnes Cortes Nov 22 2018 12:00 AM

Steve and Rhonda I am so sorry for your loss I know it's hard trust me I know Always remember the good times you shared because they will forever be in your hearts and remember your sweet mother gained her Angel wings and now she is singing in the Heaen's choir and please remember her last day here was her first morning in Heaven my thoughts and prayers are with you all love and hugs to you guys.

DeeDee Davis Oct 30 2018 12:00 AM

im so sorry for your loss.

tim snavely Oct 29 2018 12:00 AM

Brock,Steve,Vincent, Lanita and Yolanda, you are all in my thoughts and prayers! Momma will be greatly missed by all those that loved her. I know I will miss her so much. She will always hold a special place in my heart. She was always like a mother to me. I love you all! All My Love, Cassaundra, Alyssa and Franklin

Cassaundra Oct 28 2018 12:00 AM

Yolanda and Family, My prayers and thoughts are with you and your Family. Mrs. Cox was a great person. I met her through Yolanda. I am sure she will be greatly missed.May God wrap his arms around you and comfort you. Chris Connors Brenton Bristol,Va

Chris Connors Brenton Oct 28 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Evangeline Cox

Chris Connors Brenton Oct 28 2018 12:00 AM

To my auntie with love...I hope and pray u find peace now.. U r a beautiful Inspiration to us all..such a strong Independent black woman I will treasure our memories forever n my heart u r one of a kind fly high my luv..forever n our hearts

shanelle Noel Oct 28 2018 12:00 AM

Praying for you all Gods comfort peace and love rest upon you Love you Your cousin Roslyn

Roslyn Oct 27 2018 12:00 AM

We love you and miss you so much.

Rhonda Oct 27 2018 12:00 AM

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