Sammie Lee Cox
Published: January 10, 2013
Sammie Lee Cox, age 65, formerly of Dierks, died Saturday, January 5, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. He was born September 12, 1947 in Howard County. Sammie worked for SWEPCO from 1968 until his retirement in 2010. He was a consultant for SWEPCO 2011-2012. He was a member of the Church of Christ. Sammie enjoyed spending time with family, photography and traveling.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lester "Red" and Floy Cox, one son Russell Cox, an infant brother, and brother, Hariol Cox. He is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, David and Tresa Cox of Texarkana, Texas, nine grandchildren, one sister-in-law, Edna Cox, of Dierks, Ark., one aunt and uncle, and a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A Memorial Service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, January 12, 2013, at the Dierks Church of Christ, 308 Main Street, Dierks, Ark. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to UACCH Foundation, Sammie Cox Memorial Scholarship, P.O. Box 140, Hope, Ark. 71802.