James “Jay” Audrey Cox, age 90 of Lake City, Tennessee, passed away on Friday, November 25, 2022 at his residence. Jay was born August 30, 1932 in Anderson County, Tennessee to the late Millard and Marie Carden Cox. He was a member of Guiding Star Baptist Church. He enjoyed the outdoors, birds, working, and yard work. James worked out of the IBEW Local 270 in Oak Ridge as an electrician and worked at different federal construction sites. Jay is preceded in death by his parents, wife, Gladys Foust Cox, brothers, Donald and Johnny Cox, and his sisters Betty Powers and Geraldine Cox.
Sons Ronald Cox and Debbie of Lake City
Gary Cox and Betty of Lake City
Benny Cox of Lake City
Daughters Shelia Weaver of Lake City
Pam Ivey of Lake City
Connie Lamb and Ronnie of Lake City
Sisters Gertrude Smith of Clinton
Linda Huling of LaFollette
16 Great Grandchildren
And a host of other family members and friends.
A Private Service will be held at a later date.
You may also view Jay’s guestbook online at www.hatmakerfuneralhome.com