Emily S. Cox, 72, Greencastle, formerly of Greencastle, died Friday at her residence.
Born in Greer, S.C., she was the daughter of Matthew and Katie (Eskew) Sloan.
A 1951 graduate of Greenville High School in South Carolina, she had worked at the Kroger store in Greencastle for more than 30 years, retiring in 1995. She was a member of the Greenwood Christian Church.
She married Charles F. Cox Sr. on June 23, 1951. He died May 25, 2001.
Surviving are a son, Fred Cox and wife Suzanne, Greencastle; three daughter, Rebekah S. Cox, Janet E. Cox, both of Greenwood, and Jennifer C. Benson and husband Bryant, Westfield; a sister, Rachel Shupe and husband Charles, Williamston, S.C.; a granddaughter, two great-grandchildren and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle, with Pastor Shane Rutherford officiating. Burial will be in Brick Chapel Cemetery.
Visitation is 11 a.m. until service time Monday.
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