Mary Ella Cox

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Mary Ella Cox was called home to be with her Savior during a prayer on November 11, 2018. Mary Ella “Meme” was born on August 26, 1921 to Charlie and Mary Rowell Herndon in Anson, TX. Mary Ella married Louie Cox on December 28, 1938 in Anson, Texas. Meme was best known as a faithful servant of her family and those she loved. She spent her life loving and caring for those around her even up to her last day.

Survivors include her daughter, Louan Flynt and husband, Jack; grandchildren, Sherry Gilbert and husband, Kerry; and Susan Flynt; great-grandchildren, Kade and Koryn Gilbert.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Mary Herndon; husband, James Louie Cox; brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Florene Herndon; and sister and brother-in-law, Ada Ruth and Leon Sheppard.

A time of fellowship and remembrance is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, November 16, 2018, at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. Family and friends will gather to celebrate her life of 97 years on Saturday, November 17, 2018, at 1:00 pm at Melonie Park Church in Lubbock. Graveside services will follow at 4:30 pm Mount Hope Cemetery in Anson, Texas.  


The family of Mary Ella Cox would appreciate contributions to Monterey Church of Christ, or a charity of choice in her memory.


3 thoughts on “Mary Ella Cox”

  1. My love and prayers are with you as you celebrate Meme’s Great Promotion to Heaven. Although a void is in your life, I know so many memories will fill that hole in your heart at this time. She was a wonderful woman ! Big hugs!

  2. Louan, my prayers are with you and your family. May the Lord bless you with comfort and peace. Love to all, Debby Penkert Jones

  3. Dear Sweet Family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with each and everyone of you! Meme was an amazing, loving and caring person! She will will be missed by everyone who knew her! She was that special! Just know we are thinking of you!
    Our Love,
    Susie and Larry Jordan

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