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Billie Sue Cox

Billie Sue Cox, 89, of Dunlap, passed away Wednesday, December 26, 2018 surrounded by her loving family.

   Billie Sue was born April 20, 1929 to the late William Bryan Cordell and Madge Cain Cordell. She was a member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church. She retired from Chattanooga School System, with prior employment at Spartan Industries, TNT Plant, and Dupont. Quilting was her passion, as was her love of family. She created not only unique quilting, but threads of love that will bind the four generations that she leaves behind.

   She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Cox; sisters, Joyce Cordell and Sammie Lou Flanagan;

And brother, Mark Cordell.

   She is survived by her daughters, Judy (Billy) Davenport and Peggy (Jake) Swanger, both of Dunlap; son, Dr. Clinton (Janice) Cox, Montgomery, Alabama; five grandchildren, David (Kristi) Davenport, Daniel (Stacey) Davenport, Dedra (Johnny) Rogers, Renea (Timmy) Bradford, and Creed (Charity) Swanger, all of Dunlap; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; sister, Regenia Mahoney of Dunlap; brothers, Lebron (Aliene) Cordell and Johnny (Sharon) Cordell, both of Dunlap; sister-in-law, Ina Ruth Quarles, of Chattanooga.

   Graveside services were held Saturday, December 29 at Chapel Hill Cemetery with Bro. Brian Kearns officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Chapel Hill building program or The

Gideons International, c/o The Sequatchie Valley Camp, P.O. Box 1405, Dunlap, TN 37327-1405.

   Online condolences can be made at

   Arrangements by Standefer-Reed Funeral Home of Dunlap.

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