Lillian Maragrette (Hutchins) Cox, age 88, passed on to glory May 9, 2021. She was born on December, 20, 1932 to Albert and Ruth Hutchins. She spent her early childhood in Truman Arkansas before her family moved to Posey County.
She attended Mount Vernon schools and graduated in 1950. She was married to William “Bill” Cox in 1951. They shared four children, Deborah Shea, Dinah Cox-Moore, William “Duane“ (Tawana) Cox and Jon “Darren” Cox, who was there to greet her in her new home. She leaves behind her beloved grandchildren, Dyke Andrew (Nicole) Hancock, Brooke (Chaz) Price, Jeffrey Cox, Ross Moore, Tyler (Cortney) Moore, Trevor (Taylor) Cox, and Destin Cox. She was also blessed with seven great grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews and wonderful friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Faye Loggains, Andrew Hutchins, Frances Steele, and infant brother Leon Hutchins. She is also being greeted by not only her youngest son Darren, but her great grandson Camden Hancock and many precious people who preceded her to the afterlife.
After raising her family, she worked at, Pioneer Seed, the License Branch and many various other endeavors. She drove a school bus for many years. She also worked as Matron of the Posey County Jail in the 70’s and 80’s. She was active in the Missionary Club and Savah Baptist Church.
The family will be holding a graveside service at 1 PM on May 22, 2021 at Bellefontaine Cemetery. Please join us following the service in a Celebration of Life at the American Legion in Mount Vernon, IN from 2 to 6 pm.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Posey County Special Olympics, C/O Jacquelyn Maier, 1000 West Fourth St., Mount Vernon, IN 47620, or the Camden Hancock Scholarship Fund at Community Foundation, 20 NE 3rd St., Suite 820, Evansville, IN 47708.