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Gertrude (Duncan) Cox

October 14, 1919 ~ April 18, 2017 (age 97)

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Tabor City, NC

Mrs. Gertrude Duncan Cox, age 97, of 8269 Swamp Fox Hwy E., Tabor City, died April 18, 2017 in the Lower Cape Fear Hospice & Life Care Center in Whiteville.  Born October 14, 1919 in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late John Beacher Duncan and Addie Victoria Ward Duncan and the widow of Byron Franklin Cox.

She is survived by three daughters: Elizabeth Ann Cox Bollinger of Matthews, NC, Saundra Cox Stevens of Tabor City, NC, Sheila Cox Rowell (Michael) of Columbia, SC; one son: Richard Arnon Cox (Janie) of Whiteville, NC; seven grandchildren; and twelve great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by three brothers; two sisters; one granddaughter: Farah Cox; and son in law: Robert Bollinger.

Visitation will be held Friday, April 21, 2017 from 6 PM to 8 PM in the Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 11 AM in the Sandy Plain Baptist Church, Tabor City, NC.  Burial will follow in the Norris Cemetery, Tabor City, NC.


A service of Inman Ward Funeral Home.  


 Service Information

April 21, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Inman Ward Funeral Home
300 East 5th Street
Tabor City, NC 28463

Funeral Service
April 22, 2017

11:00 AM
Sandy Plain Baptist Church
6824 Swamp Fox Hwy E
Tabor City, NC 28463

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