February 08, 2024

LAMAR- A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at Konantz Warden Funeral Home for Eulah “Maxine” Cox, 90, Lamar, who died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024.

A visitation will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, at the funeral home.

If you would like to make a donation in lieu of flowers, the family suggests St. James Cemetery, in care of the funeral home.

Condolences may be left online at

Survivors include a daughter, Debbie Little and husband Kim; sons, Justen Cox and wife Brenda and Cooper Cox and Sherry Gastel; six grandchildren; six great- grandchildren; a sister, Darlene Logan, Miller and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband and brothers, Gerald Wilson and Lonnie Wilson.

Mrs. Cox was of the Christian faith. She was born in Milford to William and Lillie (Dockery) Wilson. She attended Valley School in the Milford area and then graduated from Lamar High School. She married her country sweetheart, Leo Cox, on Nov. 1, 1953 and they celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary with family and friends just one day before he died.

Mrs. Cox worked in her home, taking care of her family until the age of 65. She then went to work for Lamar Greenhouse and Florist, retiring at the age of 89. She loved music and played the piano and mandolin. She loved playing for people and at the age of 90 could often be found entertaining the residents and staff of Maple Senior Living.

Everyone, family or not was welcome in her home where she showed true hospitality and was always ready to feed them. She is remembered for her kind and warm regard for everyone and her pleasant disposition.