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Gertrude "Gertie" Cox

February 2, 1930 — October 18, 2019

Gertrude "Gertie" Cox, 89, born February 2, 1930, passed away Friday, October 18, 2019 in Jonesboro at Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House. She was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening, playing Yahtzee, singing hymns, and spending time with family. Preceding her in death are her parents, Floyd and May Hackworth; three children, Ronnie Wayne Cox, Patricia Ann High, Sheila Lee Price; two grandchildren, Kim Pillow-Lyles and Joey Allen Ellis; five brothers, Amos Hackworth, Elmo Hackworth, Dirl Hackworth, Winford Hackwork, and Doyle Hackworth; and five sisters, Cleo Brokaw, Barbara Meadows, Ellere Johnston, Sharon Kay Burns, and Dorothy Sauheaver.

Survivors include daughters, Carolyn (Bill) Pillow and Karen Ellis, both of Paragould; sister, Louise Monterelli, of Las Vegas, Nevada; brother, Paul Hackworth, of Downey, California; daughter-in-law, Carolyn (Les) Ashby; thirteen grandchildren; twenty-six great grandchildren; and six great-great grandchildren.

Visitation will be Tuesday evening at Heath Funeral Home from 5:00-7:00 pm. Funeral service will be Wednesday at 2:00 pm at the funeral home with Bro. Chris Woodall officiating. Burial will follow at Greene County Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers are T.J. Ellis, James Price, Brett Wineland, Dewayne Pillow, Rick Ellis, and Alan Pillow. Honorary pallbearers are Chris Bateman, Trevor Bateman, Shane Cleveland, Chase Willcutt, Gary Ellis and Casey Cox. Send memorials to Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House. Online guestbook: www.heathfuneralhome.com

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Visitation

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

5:00 - 7:00 pm

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm

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Burial

Greene County Memorial Gardens

2901 Highway 135 N, Paragould, AR 72450

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