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Antioch Greater Love Ministries
Sunday September 11th, 2022
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Antioch Greater Love Ministries
Sunday September 11th, 2022

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Rose Lawn Cemetery
Monday September 12th, 2022

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Ruby C. Cox

Mother Ruby C. Cox, age 97, passed away September 02, 2022 at her home in Marion, Va.    

 Ruby was born in South Carolina and loved her Greenwood family. She graduated from Brewer High School and remained in South Carolina until she met her love of her life at the age of 25. She and Leonard moved to Arlington Virginia where she worked in Central Supply at Fairfax Hospital. In 1968, the family moved to Marion. While in Virginia, she and her husband started and pastored several churches. Ruby worked at Buster Brown until she retired, then she got bored and began working at the Main Street Gifts and Eatery. She was a mother to all, raising three children, three step-children, many foster children, grandchildren and a host of spiritual sons and daughters. Ruby was the co-founder and assistant pastor of Antioch Greater Love Ministries in Marion and the National Mother for the Greater Love Apostolic Assemblies Fellowship. Mother Ruby loved her Lord and her family and they loved her.   

She is preceded in death by her parents, Johnny and Liela Christopher; husband, Dr. Leonard R. Cox; brothers, Henry Christopher, Johnny Christopher, Irvin Christopher; sister, Maggie Branson, daughter, Esther Juan Chambers; grandson, Michael Eugene Chambers.   

Ruby is survived by her daughters, Debra LaJean Cox Wolfe Velazquez, Marion, Va., Maria Robinette Cox Forbes and husband, Kevin, Rockville, Md.; sons, Leonard Christopher Cox, Marion, Va., Robert Floyd Cox and wife, Joanne, DeLand, Fla., Charles William Cox and wife, Linda “Tweet”, Ontario, Canada; sister, Thelma Pearl Kimble, Queens NY; 22 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.  

The family will receive friends, Sunday September 11 at the Antioch Greater Love Church from 1 until 2 p.m. Funeral Service will begin at 2 p.m. with Bishop Nolan Wolfe officiating. Burial will be Monday, September 12, at 11 a.m. at Rose Lawn Cemetery in Marion.   

To share memories of Ruby C. Cox please visit www.seaverbrown.com. Care for Ruby’s family has been entrusted to Seaver-Brown Funeral Service & Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion, Va. 24354.


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A candle was lit in memory of Ruby Cox

BJ Wymer Sep 12 2022 6:41 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruby Cox

Rhonda Sep 11 2022 1:18 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruby Cox

Shanelle Noel Sep 9 2022 9:59 AM

The family is in my thoughts and prayers

Nadine Hanley Stallings Sep 8 2022 5:14 PM

You will be truly missed may you rest in peace

Lori cox Sep 8 2022 12:50 PM

My thoughts and prayers go out to the Cox family. Mrs Cox was such an inspiration to me as I was growing up. I would see her at church on Sunday's and she always had a kind word for me. Her words were so inspiring. I'm so sorry for the loss of Mrs Cox. Until we meet again!

Rosie Able Sep 7 2022 2:16 PM

My heartfelt sympathy for your loss. I have so many loving memories of growing up with sound and Godly advice from Mrs. Ruby…such a sincere warrior for Christ!

Gloria Edwards Sep 7 2022 11:44 AM

Precious Ms. Ruby... She will be greatly missed but I know where she is singing at today!!!! Love and Prayers

Casey Thompson Sep 6 2022 8:13 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruby Cox

joann rouse Sep 4 2022 10:59 PM

Debra, Nolan, Troy. and Cedric, we are so sorry for the loss of Ms. Ruby. Sending you all of our thoughts, hugs and prayers.

Katie Richardson & family Sep 3 2022 7:40 PM

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