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Geneva Ellen Cox

Geneva Ellen Cox

Geneva Cox, 90, of Breckenridge, Texas, passed away peacefully in her residence surrounded by her loved ones on Monday, September 1, 2020. Funeral services will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 3, at the Elliott Street Church of Christ with Don Nelson officiating the service. The family will welcome friends on Wednesday evening from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Elliott Street Church of Christ for a casual gathering of family and friends. Interment will be 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene under the directions of the Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home Staff.

Geneva Ellen Cox was born on November 23, 1929, in rural Jones County outside of Stamford, Texas. Most of her young life was spent in the area, where she latter attended school in Stamford, though she ended up graduating from Anson High School. Geneva met her sweetheart, Jimmy, at the age of 15. They were married in Stamford on November 9, 1948. They were happily married 71 years.

She supported her husband, Jimmy, in his preaching career to Churches of Christ in Luling, Bowie, Abilene, and Breckenridge. She was an active member of the Elliott Street Church of Christ where she taught Cradle Roll Bible classes to several generations of children.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Essie Davis; three brothers, George, Virgil (Skeet), and Charles; and one granddaughter, Holly Wolfe.

Pall bearers will be both grandsons and grandsons-in-law: Justin Cox, Preston Cox, Sam Wolfe, Travis McDonald, Robert Cary, Jeremie Clark, Lyle Hahn, Seth Hahn, Ben Boyce, and Waylon Klutts.

Geneva is survived by a brother, Bud Pierce of Albuquerque, New Mexico; one sister, Pearl Pierce of Abilene; her husband Jimmy; and three children: Mike Cox and wife Cathy of Breckenridge, Robin Wolfe and husband Scott of Lewisville, and Dan Cox and wife Esther of Abilene. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren and a host of church friends.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Solaris Hospice.

Memorials can be made to Noah Project in Abilene, Christian Homes and Family Services in Abilene, or to the donor’s favorite charity and may be left at the Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home office. Condolences may be made at

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