Sallie Roberts Cox

Cox - Mrs. Sallie Roberts, 61, wife of R. E. Cox of Dayton, Tenn., passed away in a Chattanooga hospital early Saturday evening after a lingering illness. She was the daughter of the late W. R. Roberts and Addie Roberts, a prominent family of Hixson, Tenn. Mrs. Cox was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and the Order of the Eastern Star No. 360 in Dayton, Tenn, and a past matron of the Daisy chapter. Survivors are her husband, three sons, C. M. Cox, Soddy, Billy M. Cox and John Robert Cox, both of Gadsden, Ala.; one sister, Mrs. Nancy Gann, Chattanooga; three brothers, Sam Roberts, Hixson, Macon L. and H. Cecil Roberts, both of Chattanooga; also several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2 p.m. from the Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Dayton with the Revs. Dr. J. Furman Miller and Dr. T. C. Mercer officiating. Interment will be in Poe Cemetery, Daisy. Honorary pallbearers will be Elmer Kelly, J. M. Abel, William Hillary, W. C. Hillary, L. E. Pack, J. B. Hutcheson, C. C. Morrow, G. C. Hensley, Fred Robinson, Dr. Albert Easley, Dr. Durwood Kirk and the revs. V. H. Wilkie, Malcolm Jollay, and Virgil Peters. Active pallbearers will be the following nephews: Robert Varner, Warren Varner, Reed Roberts, Paul Roberts,Harry Roberts and David Roberts. The body will remain in the funeral home until one hour before the services when it will be taken to the church to lie in state. Coulter Funeral Home, Dayton, in charge of arrangements

Chattanooga Times, March 16, 1964

Submitted by Sallie Cox