Davetta Cox, 78, Fairland, passed from this earthly home into her heavenly home on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017.

Davetta was born June 28, 1939 to David and Nathailyia Jones in Miami. She married Lloyd Cox on Dec 14, 1956 – this union lasted 45 years.

Davetta enjoyed gardening, quilting, cooking and enjoyed and loved her family.

She is preceded in death by her husband Lloyd D. Cox; her parents David and Nathailyia Jones; and her three brothers Billy Jones, Dale Jones and David Lee Jones.

Survivors include: two sisters: Virginia (Gunger) Jones and Claudette Godsey; three children: Cathy and Timothy Adams, Tammie and David Johnston and Lloyd and Lavina Cox; her grandchildren: Heath Johnston, Jared Johnston, Justin Cox, Tanner Cox, Mariah Dunkel, Mike Wood, Chas Briggs, Tori Barker and Andrew Barker; her great-grandchildren: Rayker Vaughn Johnston, Kadyn Vaughn Johnston, Briar Grace Cox, Bentlee Dunkel, Ali McDaniel, Jacob Briggs and Avery Briggs; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Graveside services will take place at 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 6, at Hickory Grove Cemetery in Grove, with the Rev. Jerry Jones officiating. Services are under the care of Brown-Winters Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Fairland.

Friends and family may send the family notes of encouragement by viewing Mrs. Cox’s Tribute Page at www.brown-winters.com.