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October 02, 2019 - 00:00
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J.B. Cox, 93, of Columbus, passed away Sept.

23. He was born July 16, 1926 to Jim and Golda (Prather) Cox in Ben Hur.

J.B. was an active lifelong Church of Christ member. He enjoyed 70 years as a Petroleum Geologist and served as a Lieutenant in the US Navy.

J.B. was preceded in death by his parents and grandson.

J.B. is survived by his wife of 71 years, Evelyn Cox; daughters Evette Orren (Gary), Trina Major (Jim); sister, niece and nephew; four grandchildren and spouses; and five great grandchildren.

A future family gathering is planned.

Family and friends lovingly remember J.B.’s message; “There is no right way to do a wrong thing.”

Memorials may be given to: Insight for Life, P.O. Box 730, Carencro, LA 70520

In Search of the Lord’s Way, P.O. Box 371, Edmond, OK 73083-9901 or charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be given to the family at