DeLois Ward Cox

January 10, 2024

DeLois Ward Cox, 69, died on December 09, 2023, at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock, AR. She was born March 10, 1954, in Crossett, Arkansas, to the Late Earl and Bertha Mae Ward.

On December 20, 1989, at the age of 35, she married the love of her life Tim Cox. As a young mother she worked many jobs to make ends meet. After many years of hard work, she became a master homemaker. She stayed home and took care of her family and pets. She was a lover of animals, especially cats. DeLois was an amazing wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and sister. She never met a stranger, was always willing to help others, and put everyone before herself.

In addition to her parents, DeLois was preceded in death by a son Guy Travis of DeWitt, AR; three sisters Lelesia Hearington of Mer Rouge, LA, Mable Maugans of DeWitt, AR, and Brenda McCarty of DeWitt, AR; and 2 special brothers-in-law Roger Hearington of Mer Rouge, LA and Steve Maugans of DeWitt, AR.

She is survived by her husband of 34 years, Tim Cox, of DeWitt, AR; son Russie West (Charlene); daughter Rebecca Gresham all of DeWitt, AR; two granddaughters that she raised Christina Starks (Joseph), and Heidi West; granddaughter Britney Hornbeck (Colin) all of DeWitt, AR; grandsons Jared West of Las Vegas, NV, Russie West Jr., Ethan Moss, Michael and Corey Couvillion all of DeWitt, AR; eight great-grandkids Conner and Dalton Clawson, Jesse Starks, Stevie Davis, Anastasia Couvillion, Raelynn Couvillion, Damien Couvillion, Kori Couvillion, and Levee Hornbeck all of DeWitt, AR; brothers Homer Ward (Janice) of Pine Bluff, AR, Lee Ward (Sharon), Leslie Ward (Irene) both of White Hall, AR, and James Ward (Brenda) of DeWitt, AR, sisters Helen Burch (Norman) of Springfield, Mo, and Juanita Holbert of DeWitt, AR; three special brothers-in-law Jake and Steve Cox and Kenneth McCarty; and a sister-in-law Gayle Hudson all of DeWitt, AR. Along with many more loving cousins, nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was held on January 6, 2024, at 2 p.m., at the Wilderness Tabernacle. The location is at the corner of Charles Alter Rd. and Hwy 152 towards Pt. Deluce.

In lieu of fresh flowers we ask that you send memorial plants that can be planted in the ground or a pot, or you can donate to Charity Tarr for her cat rescue center.

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