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Jerry M. Cox

October 2, 1940 — February 15, 2021

Jerry M. Cox, 80, of the Benton Station Community, passed away peacefully on February 15, 2021 surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on October 2, 1940 to the late J.T. and Pauline Wilson Cox in Old Fort, Tennessee.

In addition to his parents, J.T. and Pauline Cox, he was also preceded in death by his brother, Cleo Cox. 

Survivors include his beloved wife of 59 years, Iva Burns Cox; loving children, Mitchell K. Cox and Tommy Cox and his wife Sonja; grandsons, Bailey and Brody Cox; sister-in-law, Dot Cox. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

A Celebration of Life graveside service will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, February 19, 2021 at Benton Memorial Gardens with Pastor Jimmy Parm and Pastor Floyd Boggess officiating.

Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Higgins Funeral Home of Benton.

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Graveside Service

Friday, February 19, 2021

Starts at 11:30 am (Eastern time)

Benton Memorial Gardens

217 Patty Rd, Benton, TN 37307

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