Doris Jeanette Stover Cox

Doris Jeanette Stover Cox, 89, of Timberville, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at Shenandoah Terrace in New Market.

She was born Oct. 20, 1929, in Harrisonburg, and was a daughter of the late James McNaulty Stover and Flossie Bennett Stover Hiserman.

Doris was a teacher for Rockingham County Public Schools for 29 years before retiring. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Broadway, and sang in the choir.

Surviving are two daughters, Jeri C. Conner and husband, Paul, of Broadway, Karen Sue Hornick and husband, Roger, of Timberville; two sons, Samuel M. “Monty” Cox III and wife, Diane, of Broadway, James P. “Jamie” Cox and wife, Lisa, of Cross Junction; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren, and special friend and caretaker, Frances Mills.

Her daughter, Deborah C. Lancaster, and step-father, Clarence O. Hiserman, preceded her in death.

Pastors Ed Pruitt and Dan Purdom will conduct a memorial service 2 p.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church. Burial at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens will be private.

Friends may call anytime at Grandle Funeral Home in Broadway. The casket will be closed.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 420 Neff Avenue, Suite 210, Harrisonburg, VA 22801; or American Heart Association, Mid Atlantic Affiliate, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060.

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