April 5, 1942-
July 29, 2015
Lou Ellen (Burt) Cox, age 73, of Waxahachie, passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2015 in Irving. She was born April 5, 1942 in Dierks, Arkansas. She graduated from Dierks High School in 1960 then moved to Waxahachie. Lou married Johnny Cox on Aug. 6, 1965 in Waxahachie. Lou worked for numerous businesses before becoming a homemaker for the past 30 years. She attended Bible Baptist Church in Waxahachie. Lou was a loving wife, mother, sister and daughter.
Survivors include her loving husband of almost 50 years, Johnny Cox, of Waxahachie; one son, Jesse Cox, of Irving; three brothers, Glen Burt and wife Bettye, Thomas Whisenhunt and wife Lena and Bobby Whisenhunt and wife Janet; one sister, Jo Whisenhunt; uncle Royal Burt and wife Vivian; aunt Bonnie Burt; four nephews, four nieces, several great nieces, great nephews, cousins and friends.
Lou was preceded in death by her mother Oleta Burt Whisenhunt, grandparents Mack Duff and Lou Ella (McClure) Burt, five uncles and one aunt.
Visitation for family and friends will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 at the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015 in the chapel of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home with Pastor Todd Grimes officiating.
Interment will be at the Dallas-Ft. Worth National Cemetery.
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Arrangements are under the direction of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home 511 West Main St., Waxahachie, Texas. 972-937-2211.