Tommie Joe Cox



QUITMAN-Funeral services for Tommie Joe “TJ” Cox, 87 of Quitman were held October 27, at Faith Baptist Church with Mike Midkiff officiating.

Graveside services followed at Little Hope Cemetery.

Mr. Cox died October 24, 2018. He was born January 7, 1931 to William and Nora Cox in Mira, Louisiana.

He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War and served in Germany. He was employed at United Gas in the computer department, was the chief of data processing for AAFES in El Paso. He was a cotton farmer until retirement and they moved to Quitman. He was a 32nd Degree Mason and member of Flora Lodge #119, Gus Garrison Lodge #1273 and Quitman Chapter #697 and Chapter #967 Winnsboro.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 58 years Marcia Lea Cox and brother, Homer Cox.

Survivors include his children, Wesley Cox of Springdale, AR and Brenda Cox of Quitman; four grandchildren and two great-grandsons, and family and friends.

In lieu of flowers Tommie requested donations be made to Scottish Rite Hospital for children, P.O. Box 100300, Dallas 75219-9842.