Haverford – Shirley M. Cox, 90, of 702 Buck Lane, passed away Monday, August 10, 2020 at her home with her family by her side.
Born in Shamokin on April 30, 1930 she was the daughter of the late John (Jerry) and Phoebe (Price) Cox. She graduated Shamokin High School in 1948, and then attended the Salvation Army Training College in New York, graduating in 1950.
Shirley worked with the Salvation Army traveling for 25 years as a missionary. She went on to become a major for the Salvation Army retiring in 1990.
Shirley is survived by a daughter, Hepsey McCalla of Haverford, a favorite niece, Molly Engle and her husband, Mike of Coal Township, along with many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and cousins. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two sisters, Mildred Anderson, and Betty Sherman; and a nephew, Robert Sherman, Jr.
Shirley M. Cox, 90, of 702 Buck Lane, Haverford – Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 11:00 am at with Major Glenn Snyder, officiating at Farrow-C.J. Lucas Funeral and Cremation Service, 240 W Chestnut Street, Shamokin, Lori Ann Campbell, Supervisor. Viewing will be held prior to the service from 9:00 – 11:00 am. Burial will be held following the service at Northumberland Memorial Park, Sunbury. To send condolences to the family please visit www.farrowfh.com
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