Joshua Mack Cox Cemetery

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Joshua Mack Cox Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Independence

Directions: From the junction of Wilson Hwy (US 58) and Hardin Rd (Rt 703) go south 0.54 mile on Hardin Rd to cemetery on left. The cemetery is approximately 300 yards from road on knoll.

GPS Coordinates: N36.61040 W81.17219

Surveyed by: William Joe Cox in 1995

Comments: The cemetery was fenced, well tended and visible from the road. It is on land of old J. Mack Cox homeplace.

Joshua Mack Cox Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
BYRD, Richard G. 1939 1974 double stone with next
BYRD, Lorene 1939   [nee Roberts]
BYRD, Ernest L. 22 May 1911 29 Jan 1985 "Dick"; double stone with next
BYRD, Gaye 6 Dec 1903 [12 Jun 1995] [d/o Joshua Mack and Cynthia E. Reeves Cox]
Row 2
WINGATE, Walter Lee 1896 1965 double stone with next
WINGATE, Faye Dexter [20 Oct] 1898 [14 Apr] 1991 [d/o Joshua Mack and Cynthia Reeves Cox]
Row 3
COX, Joshua Mack 14 May 1837 19 Dec 1904 [s/o Hardin and Nancy Reeves Cox]
COX, Cynthia E. 22 Oct 1862 13 Jan 1956 [Cynthia Emeline, d/o Joshua & Leana Thomas Reeves; w/o Mack Cox]
COX, Joe Hurley 11 Dec 1895 17 May 1981 [s/o Joshua Mack and Cynthia Reeves Cox]
COX, Pearl Ann 1885 1971 [d/o Joshua Mack and Cynthia Reeves Cox]
COX, Lettie Lee 1 Aug 1890 17 Nov 1976 [d/o Joshua Mack and Cynthia Reeves Cox]
Row 4
COX, Gwyn H. 29 Jun 1900 1960 double stone with next
COX, Eva 24 Mar 1910 [10 Dec 1991] [Eva Irene, d/o Joseph V. and Mazy Ann Halsey Parsons]
BOYER, Harold G. 5 Mar 1915 3 Oct 1917 [s/o Mack and Alma Cox Boyer. He and his sister died in CO. His remains were bought back here for burial, but her remains were not allowed to be shipped---something about a fever.]
BOYER, Mack 1879 1919 double stone with next
BOYER, Alma 1888 1968 [d/o Joshua Mack and Cynthia Reeves Cox]
COX, Howard Gwyn 15 Feb 1975 15 Feb 1975 infant son of Joe and Margaret Cox
Row 5
COX, Joanna Michelle 22 Nov 1984 23 Nov 1984 infant d/o William Joe and Margaret Cox