Services for Ms. Iva Mae Cox Jones will be held 2pm, Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at Milling Funeral Home Chapel of Union with burial in the Greenland Cemetery. Rev. David Robinson officiating. Ms. Jones, 98, Gonzales, Louisana, of died Saturday, September 1, 2012 at Carpenter House Hospice of Baton Rouge, Louisana.
Visitation will be held 12 pm- 2pm Wednesday, September 5, 2012. Milling Funeral Home of Union in charge of arrangements.
“…To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord.” 2 Corinthians 5:8…She is now in her Heavenly home with her Lord Jesus and her loved ones that went befor her.
Iva Mae Cox Jones, 98, born on December 2nd, 1913, died on September 1st, 2012 at the Carpenter House St. Joseph Hospice, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She is a native of Union, Ms. She was a faithful member of Greenland Baptist Church and loved to participate in the monthly gospel singings at church and throughout the area. She loved gardening, cooking, and family gatherings.
She is survived by her son, Albert L. Cox, daughter in law, Janiece Smith Cox; daughter, Nancy Cox Norder and son in law, Gerald W. Norder; and son, Roger Lee Cox, Jr. (Butch) and daughter in law, Patsy Hemphill Cox. She is survived by four grandchildren, Keith Cox and wife Sandra Cox, Gerald W. Norder, Jr. and wife Deborah Norder, Kayla Cox Blackwell and husband Tiger Blackwell and Mandy Cox Walters and husband Ronnie Walters.
She is also survived by eight grandchildren, Heather and Mariah Norder, William, Olivia and Alexandra Cox, Amanda Kate and Brady Blackwell, and Taylor Walters.
She was preceded in death by her late husbands, Roger Lee Cox, Sr. and Ross Jones; grandson, Russell Norder; her siblings, Leslie Smith Henry and her parents, Andrew and Geneva Smith.
Pallbearers will be Keith Cox, Gerald Norder, Tiger Blackwell, Ronnie Walters, Terry Smith, and John Moore.
Honorary Pallbearers: William Cox, Great Grandson; Ralph Gordon, Jack Mason, and Murray Munn.
The family wishes to thank all of our friends who have shown love, compassion, and prayers during this time. Special thanks to The Carpenter House for their kindness and care for her.