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Nora Edith Greer Cox
NORA EDITH GREER COX, age 94, born June 7, 1924 in Grayson County to L.O. & Beatrice Reedy Greer, one of ten children, died Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Francis Marion Manor, Marion, Va.
In 1942, she married the late Warren H. Cox. Mrs. Cox worked at Glenn L. Martin Company during World War II and later became manager of Eli Sheets Candy Company for three years. She moved to Shenandoah, Va. in 1955 where she worked for a grocery store part time and worked for Elkton Garment Company. She was the oldest employee in 1987 with 29 ½ years of service when she retired. Mrs. Cox was always an active member of the Christ United Methodist Church and a member of the Page County Weekday Religious Educational Board. She moved to Smyth County in 1990 and transferred her church membership to the Davis Memorial United Methodist Church. Mrs. Cox was a volunteer with the Smyth County Department of Social Services.
In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Cox was preceded in death by five brothers, Hurley, Worth, Jack, Harry and Rex Greer; and three sisters, Hazel Dunnaway, Blanche Miller and Freida Greer.
She is survived by one sister, Vella G. Harmon of Atkins, Va.; sisters-in-law, Ann Greer of South Bend, Ind. and Ruth Greer of Atkins, Va.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Rose Lawn Cemetery Mausoleum with the Reverend Faith Ramer officiating.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family at www.seaverbrown.com. Seaver-Brown Funeral Service and Crematory is honored to serve the family of Nora Edith Greer Cox.
"In three words I can sum up everything I learned about life: it goes on." Robert Frost Edith will be lovingly remembered. I'll never forget the day when she took me down to Sugar Grove and to other family related places in her car, more than 20 years ago, showing me her father's grocery store and those quaint appliances. And when we sat down to have a quick meal somewhere I hung on her lips, eager not to miss a word she said, she suddenly exclaimed: "Gaby, you've got my chin!" And we both had a good laugh. Rest In Peace, Aunt Edith.
Gaby Sep 15 2018 12:00 AM
Ms.Vella ,Eric, Bret ,Steve So sorry to hear that Ms. Edith has passed .Such a fine lady. She is finally with her dearest friend and sister in law MaryKate Greer. I remember what a wonderful time they all had when Vella ,Edith ,and MaryKate would get together . Praying for you and your family.
Norma Carr, Rosie Testerman Sep 13 2018 12:00 AM
Eric Im so sorry for your loss. Edith was a fine lady. My thoughts and prayers are with you and Vella as you go through this loss.
Angie Taylor Crouse Sep 12 2018 12:00 AM
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