Barbara Jean (Danner) Cox

December 10, 1937 ~ January 15, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Barbara Cox Obituary

On January 15, 2024 Barbara Jean Cox passed away peacefully at home.  Barbara was born in Watauga County December 10, 1937 to the late Oscar and Addie Danner. 

She is survived by two sons, Ronnie Cox and wife Sharon and Steve Cox and wife, Brenda.  Barbara is also survived by three sisters Betty Burleson, Bettina Ward and Diane Burchill and husband, Monte; two brothers, Houston and Terry and wife Susan Danner; and sister-in-law, Lillian Danner.  She is also survived by her brother and sister-in-law, James and Linda Cox; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; son-in-law, Kent Cowen; and many nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her husband Ronald DeWitt Cox; two daughters, infant Barbara Anita Cox and Anita Marie Cowen, brothers Kenneth, Johnny Harold and Oscar Danner.

Barbara was employed at Shadowline Industry for 40+ years.  After retirement, Barbara continued to enjoy family and spending time with her beloved husband of 66 years.

The family would like to thank her great niece Miranda Morefield, who spent numerous days meeting all of her needs and loving and caring for her and also Medi Home Hospice for the loving care they gave Barbara.

Funeral services for Barbara will be conducted Monday morning, January 22, at 12 o’clock at the Austin & Barnes Funeral Chapel, officiated by Rev. Burl Greer.  The family will receive friends from 11 until 12 o’clock, prior to services, at Austin & Barnes.

Memorials May be made to Medi Home Health and Hospice, 400 Shadowline Drive, Suite 100B, Boone, NC 28607.

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