Alice Cox

Alice (Harrell) Cox died Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016 at Edgewood Assisted Living Center in American Falls, ID. She was born Dec. 19, 1924 in Bogalusa, LA, the seventh child of Silas Eugene and Lena Azalee (Randall) Harrell. Alice married Wayne Perry Cox on Jan. 9, 1943 in Woodville, MS. Wayne was stationed at Camp Van Dorn, serving in the U.S. Army. Wayne returned from the European Front in 1945, making a home for them in American Falls and later in Rockland, among their many friends and family.

Alice enjoyed a productive life. Some of her jobs included working at the Rockland School District, as a switch board operator (Ernestine style) for the May Telephone Company of Rockland and 25 years at Lamb Weston.

Alice was preceded in death by: her parents; brothers ,TJ, Paul, Grady (Bill), Eugene, Pat, Wesley, Joe and Benny; and one sister, Ida; husband, Wayne; son-in-law, Harold Wynn; grandson, Weston Jeffries; and her dear friend and companion, Ralph Whitehorn. She is survived by: her sister, Rosalie Smith of McComb; by her daughters, Norene Wynn, Connie (Alan) Funk, Paulette (Laddie) Shaw; grandchildren, Todd (Jodell) Hensen, Kimi (Dan) Camarta, Stacy (Patty) Funk, KC Austin, and Conrad (Paige) Jeffries; ten great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Services were held Tuesday, Dec. 20, and burial was at the Valley View Cemetery in Rockland. Condolences and memories may be shared at

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