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705 North Main Street
PO Box 864
Andrews, TX 79714
Phone: 432-524-5809
Fax: 432-523-2275
Nell Cox

Nell Cox

Wednesday, September 17, 1930 - Monday, September 2, 2019
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Nell Cox, 88, of Andrews passed away on Monday, September 2, 2019 in Andrews.

Family and friends will gather to celebrate her life at 2:00 PM Saturday, September 7, 2019 at the Andrews Church of Christ, 201 NW 2nd Street, in Andrews with Minister Leslie L. Boone officiating. Interment will follow in the Andrews Old Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 PM on Friday at McNett Funeral Home in Andrews. Please visit www.mcnettfuneralhome.com for obituary information and visitation and service details.

Nell was born on September 17, 1930 in Snyder, Texas to Frank Floyd and Velma Prather Floyd. She was raised in Snyder and graduated from Snyder High School in 1946. She married Billy D. Cox on December 27, 1949 in San Antonio, Texas. Nell owned and operated a beauty shop from 1949 – 1951 and owned and operated with her husband, Estelle's Flowers and Gifts, for over 25 years. Nell and Billy were the recipients of the Andrews Pioneer Citizen Award. Nell had been involved or was a member of the Texas – New Mexico Florists Association, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Advisory Council, Election Judge for Andrews, Andrews Ocotillo Garden Club, Andrews Friends of the Library, Andrews Bridge Club, Andrews Country Club, and the Andrews Chamber of Commerce. She loved being in Andrews and was very involved in her professional and community boards. She was very social, outgoing and friendly, and loved spending time with her family. She loved being involved in her grandchildren and great grandchildren’s lives. She was a faithful member of the Andrews Church of Christ.

Nell is survived by her two sons, Gary Cox (and Debbie Olson) of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma and Brent (and Mary) Cox of Euless, Texas, two sisters, Peggy Cowan (and Bob) of Midland and Jerry Harrison (and Jerry Bob) of Lubbock, brother, Don Floyd (and Ruth) of Ackerly, grandchildren Sarah Cox, Megan (and John) Gideon, Lauren (and Jason) Uhrynowycz, Laura (and Brian) Shore and Caroline (and Zach) Townsend, as well as five great-grandchildren. She was preceded by her husband, Billy, on January 4, 2019, her parents, sister, Karen Osben, and brother Wilbur Floyd.

Memorials may be sent to the Andrews Church of Christ or any of the charities or boards that she was involved in.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 5, 2019 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Thursday, September 5, 2019 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    McNett Funeral Home
    Address
    705 North Main Street
    Andrews, Texas 79714
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  • Second Visitation

    Friday, September 6, 2019 | 9:00am - 9:00pm
    When
    Friday, September 6, 2019 9:00am - 9:00pm
    Location
    McNett Funeral Home
    Address
    705 North Main Street
    Andrews, Texas 79714
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    The family will receive friends from 6 - 8 PM on Friday at the funeral home.
  • Third Visitation

    Saturday, September 7, 2019 | 9:00am - 11:30am
    When
    Saturday, September 7, 2019 9:00am - 11:30am
    Location
    McNett Funeral Home
    Address
    705 North Main Street
    Andrews, Texas 79714
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  • Service

    Saturday, September 7, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Saturday, September 7, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    Andrews Church of Christ
    Address
    201 NW 2nd Street
    Andrews, Texas 79714
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    The family and pallbearers will have a meal at the Andrews Church of Christ at 12:00 PM Saturday.
    Officiant
    Minister Leslie L. Boone
  • Interment

    Saturday, September 7, 2019 | 3:30pm
    When
    Saturday, September 7, 2019 3:30pm
    Location
    Andrews Old Cemetery
    Address
    1401 West Broadway
    Andrews, Texas 79714
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Sue Gordon

Posted at 05:10pm
How much we loved Billy and Nell! What great pioneers they were and did so much to create a town that we wanted to move to where we could work and raise our family. They both had great memories and had seen so many amazing things happen during their lives. They were always such a positive, fun-loving joyful couple who honored each other, their family, their church, their community and their love for Jesus. What a great heritage you have! With blessings and love, Sue and Brian Gordon
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Sending love and prayers to the family. Thinking of you all as you celebrate her loving legacy this weekend.
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Love and Prayers, Cynthia Barnes Breyman

Posted at 01:50pm
Nell was such a joy to be around! I will always cherish seeing her and Billy at the ACC and at the flower shop years ago. She will be sorely missed.
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