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Paul Edward Cox

February 5, 1941 — December 21, 2021

McMinnville resident and Warren County native Paul Edward Cox, age 80, was born February 5, 1941 and died December 21, 2021 at NHC Healthcare McMinnville following an extended illness. A self-employed farmer, electrician and plumber and of the Christian faith, he was the son of the late John R. and Maggie Basham Cox. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings, Lloyd Cox, Betty Myers, Allen Cox, Joe Cox, Wayne Cox, Mary Bunch and Don Ross Cox. Mr. Cox is survived by three children, Tammy Cox Simmons and Connie Sanders both of McMinnville and Paul E. "Buddy" Cox, II and wife Kristen of Bone Cave, TN; four grandchildren, Haley (Logan) Underhill and Riley Sanders both of McMinnville, Catherine "Scout" Cox of Knoxville, TN and Clay Cox of Bone Cave, TN; brothers and sisters, Seabert Cox, Edna Hayes, Lucille (E.L.) Bunch, Charlotte (Ricky) Fitts, Rickey (Mary Ann) Cox and Barbara Jane (Ronnie) George all of McMinnville and Lena Sue (Herbert) Perryman of Shelbyville, TN and mother of his children, Myrtle Cox of McMinnville. Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 24, 2021 in High's Chapel with Rickey Cox and Phillip Rowland officiating. Burial will follow in the Unity Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Thursday and 9:00 a.m. until time of service Friday at High's. Online condolences may be made at www.highfuneralhome.com . High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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