Evelyn Sue (Keene) Cox

Evelyn Sue (Keene) Cox, age 79 of Royse City, Texas passed away Feb. 13, 2020. She was born August 27, 1940, in Vernon, Texas to Albert Keene, Jr. and Inez (Allen) Keene. Evelyn was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a member of Community Baptist Church and long-time resident of Royse City.Evelyn is survived by daughters: Becky Illingworth and husband James, Amy Joslin and husband Les, Nancy Crowell, and Melody East and husband Joe, all of Royse City, Texas; grandchildren: Kristal Coyle, Joshua Joslin, Cortney Crowell, Brook Hanna, Scott Illingworth, Laura Burris, Brandon Joslin, Cooper Crowell, Aaron East, Ben Illingworth, Nate East and Patty Thomason; 17great-grandchildren and one on the way; and a multitude of loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and by her beloved husband: Pastor Lawrence Cox, on May 2, 2011.Funeral services were held Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, at Community Baptist Church, 6012 Hwy 276, Royse City, Texas, with Pastor Leslie Joslin officiating. Interment followed in Eastview Memorial Cemetery, 8271 CR 105 South, Vernon, Texas. The family received friends Sunday evening at Rest Haven Funeral Home-Royse City Location. Funeral services were under the direction of Rest Haven Funeral Home- Royse City, Texas.

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