Gladys Faye Cox | 1943-2017

Published Saturday, December 9, 2017

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Gladys Faye Cox

Gladys Faye Cox, 74, of Chico, died Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, in Fort Worth.

Funeral is 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at the First Baptist Church in Alvord with the Rev. Bill Cleveland officiating. Burial will follow at Chico Cemetery.

Hawkins Funeral Home in Bridgeport is handling arrangements.

Pallbearers are Bradley Beasley, Joel Johnston, Brayden Johnston, Eddie Talent, Charles Talent and Leon Talent.

Gladys was born Jan. 2, 1943, in DeKalb to Clarence and Lida (Cook) Talent. She married Jimmy Cox Jan. 12, 1979, in Decatur. Gladys was a former employee of Decatur ISD and worked for Walmart until her retirement. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Alvord.

She was preceded in death by her parents; stepson Tony Cox; sister Doris Nut; and brother Charles Talent.

She is survived by her husband of 38 years; sons Jimmy Johnston and wife, Sandy, of Arlington, Tommy Johnston of Lubbock, Curtis Beasley of Paris and Roger Beasley and wife, Patsy, of Kennedale; stepson Robert Cox and wife, Diane, of Chico; and brothers Ed Talent and wife, Louis, of Watauga, Leo Talent and wife, Janet, of Watauga and Leon Talent of Destin, Fla.

Other survivors include sister Joy Follis of Brownwood; grandchildren Joel Johnston, Bradley Beasley, Victoria Johnston, Amber Cox, Ashlie Aguliar, Travis Cox and Bonnie Kemnitz; great-grandchildren Emma, Penny and Bradley Beasley Jr., Braden Johnston, Journey Brown, Gabriela Aguliar and Danny Aguliar Jr. and Susanna Chambers; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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