Saturday, September 30

Bessie Briles Cox Passes

Mrs. Bessie Briles Cox, 92, passed on September 23rd in Greensboro. Funeral was held on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2006, in Sheraton Park Free Will Baptist Church; Rev. Henry Hughes officiating. Interment followed in Providence Friends Cemetery. Born in Randolph County to the late George and Tabatha Parrish Briles.Survivors include 10 children, Burnis L. Cox (Delores), R. Ray Cox, Carroll W. Cox, Norman L. Cox (Becky), all of Asheboro, Doris Cox Cummings (Clyde), Marjorie Cox Baldwin, William B. Cox (Margaret), Roger A. Cox, David S. Cox, all of Greensboro, and Peggy C. Anders (Clyde) of Athens, Ala.; 28 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.Mrs. Cox was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Cox in 1984; two infant children; four brothers; and three sisters.