January 24, 1940 - September 23, 2015
Mattoon, IL – Gladys “Ann” Cox, of Mattoon, Illinois formally of Horn Lake, Mississippi passed away in her home, surrounded by friends and family, at 2:16 P.M. Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015. Ann was born on January 24th, 1940 in Gallatin, Tennessee. She was the daughter of Hugh and Ethel Butler. She married Jim Cox on March 27th 2007, in Horn Lake, Mississippi. They later moved to Mattoon, Illinois in 2010. She is survived by her husband, Jim Cox of Mattoon, Illinois; two sons, Glen Fleming and Steve Fleming from Gallatin, Tennessee; step-daughter, Rhonda (Randy) Hostettter of Mattoon, Illinois; step-son, Jeff (Kim) Cox of Champaign, Illinois; special friend and “sister” Georgette Woodmoore of Hartsville, Tennessee; niece, Angelyn Morgan of East Tennessee; granddaughter, Tiffany Fleming; Step-grandchildren, Holly Hostetter, Corbin Cox, and Jarrett Cox. She also leaves behind her beloved pets B.B., Boots, and A.J. Ann was preceded in death by her parents, one son; Mark Owen, and one sister; Mary Katherine Butler. Ann enjoyed the beautiful nature in the hills of Tennessee, where she lived most of her life. She had a passion caring for others, leading to a career in nursing, as an LPN for many years. She was also passionate about animals, often adopting strays and welcoming them into her loving home. Her hobbies included: arts and crafts, scrapbooking, watching hummingbirds, and flower gardening. Ann’s family will have a reception in her memory at their residence, Co Rd 6458 Lerna Rd, on Saturday October 3rd,, 2015 from 2:00 – 5:00 P.M. Memorials in her honor may be made to the Coles County Animal Shelter or Lincoln Land Hospice. Please visit www.mitchell-jerdan.com or www.facebook.com/mitchelljerdanfuneralhome to light a virtual candle in his honor or share memory with her family.
Mattoon, IL – Gladys “Ann” Cox, of Mattoon, Illinois formally of Horn Lake, Mississippi passed away in her home, surrounded by friends and family, at 2:16 P.M. Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015. Ann was born on January 24th,... View Obituary & Service Information
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