Helen E. Cox

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Helen Elizabeth Cox, 96, was born on Saturday, October 8, 1921 in Caroline County, Virginia. Helen entered the Lord's kingdom on Wednesday, May 2, 2018.

Helen, known as “Liz” or “Cake”to her family and friends, received her education from The Old Dawn School. She enjoyed spending her free time watching “Walker, Texas Ranger” and spending time with her loved ones.

Over the years, Helen worked for several companies including domestic work at a military base in Yorktown, VA, cooked for a time at the Meadow Farms, worked at the The Shirt Factory (laundry) in Ashland, VA and her last job Haley's Excelsior Mill in Dawn, VA

Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Ollin Cox; daughter, Geraldine Morris (Reuben); parents, Richard and Louise Green; brothers, Elmo, Henry, Percell, and Richard Green; sisters, Dorthy Roots (Stanley) Corinne Green; and two granddaughters, Fonda Green and Glenda Smiley (Sterling).

She is survived by her sisters, Vernell Baker (Joe), Maryann Smithers (Linwood), and Eloise Green; her grandchildren, Jesse Green Sr. (Cassandra), Jonette Green, Belinda Saunders (William), Wanda Johnson (Maurice), Darryl Morris (Lorita); great grandchildren and a host of great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.