Let the memory of Bennie be with us forever
  • 95 years old
  • Born on March 10, 1921 .
  • Passed away on November 8, 2016 .

Bennie Lee Cox, 95, a lifetime resident of Granville County passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at Universal Healthcare in Oxford.

A native of Granville County, he was the son of the late Fred and Lena Riggan Cox. He was of the Baptist faith, a World War II Army Veteran, serving his County on the Beaches of Normandy. Bennie was a farmer for most of his life.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, November 10, 2016 at Grassy Creek Baptist Church Cemetery by Rev. Eddie Mauldin.

Surviving are his sisters, Adelle Pullium of Virgilina, Margaret Newton of Oxford, grandson, Kenneth R. Cox and wife Patsy of Oxford and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, Roy Lee “Bobby” Cox, brothers, Roy and Willie Cox and a sister, Maudie Ree Thomas.

Visitation will follow the graveside service at the Cemetery.

Posted by Alice Newton-Jones on 9th November 2016
My Uncle Bennie Lee was a wonderful man and forever touched my heart. Words cannot express the feelings of sorrow right now. But I know you are with grandma and grandpa now and others that have passed on including your son. I love you with all my heart. Rest in peace. Love always your niece Alice and family in Texas

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