Gertha  Cox

Obituary of Gertha Barbara Cox

Gertha Barbara Cox, age 79, of Corbin, passed away on Friday August 16, 2019 at her home.

She was born in Milan, Indiana and was a homemaker.

Barbara was preceded in death by her her first husband, Harry Michael Mallott; sons, Harry Steven Mallott and Timothy Aaron Mallott; Parents, Edward Leonard Jackson and Edna Mae Shorter Jackson; granddaughter, Kimberly Nicole King; and by her sister, Iris Breedlove.

She is survived by her husband, Melvin Cox; Children, Kathy Reynolds, Philip Mallott, and Michael Mallott; grandchildren, Amanda Newton, Jennie King, Julie Conners, Jeff King, Spencer Mallott, and Sydney Mallott; sister, Sona Childress; brother, John Jackson; 10 great grandchildren, and by a host of other friends and relatives who mourn her passing.

A time to celebrate her life will be held from 6-8pm on Sunday August 25, 2019 at the Echo Valley Church of the Nazarene in Lily, Kentucky.

Arrangements by the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home.

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