OBITUARY: Betty Cox

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Betty Cox

Betty Lane Cox, age 84, of Springfield, passed away Sunday, August 22, 2021 at NorthCrest Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at 12 pm in the chapel of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield. Burial will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 from 4-8 pm and again on Wednesday from 10 am until the hour of service at 12pm.

Mrs. Cox was born June 11, 1937 in Springfield to the late Richard J. and Florence M. Lane Rippy. She worked at Acme Boot for many years and was a member of Springfield Baptist Church. She loved her family, cooking, farming, flowers, and Elvis.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Cox is preceded in death by her husband, John Sims Cox, and 16 of her siblings. She is survived by her sisters, Regina Bush of Barren Plains and Jeannette Grant of Russellville, KY; her favorite nephew, Odell Grant of Springfield; and other family, Nicole Rittenberry, Jessica Rittenberry, Madison Rittenberry, Brianna Rittenberry, and Avery Rittenberry.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Any donations may be sent in c/o Austin & Bell.

Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of these arrangements.

AUSTIN & BELL FUNERAL HOME- 509 WALNUT STREET, SPRINGFIELD, TN (615) 384-1000

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