Sylvia Jean Myers Cox, 82, of Roanoke, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 28, 2020.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Mamie Myers; brothers, Lawrence, Burton, and Acie; and a sister, Jenny.
Sylvia was a former employee of Fred Whittaker and was a homemaker. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother who loved to cook and serve others.
Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Rhonda Cox, and their children, Kallie Blake (Matt) and Katie Watts (David); daughters and son-in-law, Carol and Mike Deisher, and their daughter, Taylor D. Martin (Adam); and Elizabeth Whittaker (David Jones) and her children, Sarah Bridgman (Chris), Laura Whittaker (Evan) and Marcus Whittaker; great-grandchildren, Kori Blake, Maci Blake, and Brynlee Watts; sister, Arlene Rogers; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. on Friday, July 31, at Fletchers Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery in Alleghany County. The family received friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 30, 2020, at Oakey’s East Chapel. Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.oakeys.com.