Clara Lou Cox, 94 of Millwood, passed away November 30, 2013 at Eldercare of Ripley, WV. She was born February 16, 1919, Dunns, WV (Summers County). She was the daughter of Wade Virgil Akers, and Lou Conner Akers. She was a homemaker.

She was one of 10 children.  She was a loving mother and grandmother, devoted to her family.  She loved gardening and cooking for her family.  She enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

 Survivors: children:  Janice Cunningham and husband Raymon, Millwood, WV; and Clyde Cox and wife Sharon, Silverton, WV; three Grandchildren:  Ronald Balis, Joette Ward and David Cox; six Step-grandchildren:  Lisa Martin, Raymon Cunningham, Shari Cunningham, Warren Divers, Marlana Burgess, and Tanya Sinnett; four Great Grandchildren:  Dallas Ward, Rachel Balis, Ronald Balis, Jr., and Breanna Cox; seven Step-Great Grandchildren:  Reign Price, Dalton Burgess, Dakota Burgess, Dani Sinnett, Janie Sinnett, and John and Emily Divers. One sister:  Colleen Ellison. Host of Nieces and Nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde William Cox; three brothers, Samuel, James and Elmo Akers; five sisters, Garnet Richmond, Denette Dillon, Shirley Lilly, Ruth Okes, and Ramona Massey

Services will be Thursday, December 5, 2013,  1:00 pm, Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood, WV  with Pastor  Herman Robinson officiating.

Burial will be in Jackson County Memory Gardens, Cottageville, WV

Visitation: Friends may visit the family at the funeral home on Wednesday, December 4, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, and one hour prior to service on Thursday.

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