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Velma Stevens Cox

January 23, 1937 February 5, 2019
Velma Stevens Cox
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TIMBERLAKE: Velma Stevens Cox, 82, passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at her home in Timberlake. She was born in Durham the daughter of the late Sidney Wallace Stevens and Mary Lucille Wiggins Stevens.

Mrs. Cox retired as a Payroll Manager from Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company.

Mrs. Cox is survived by her husband, William Kenneth Cox; daughters, Bonnie Taylor Lee and husband Larry, Tammy Taylor Williams; grandchildren, Whitney Lee Granata and husband Casey, Stephanie Elizabeth Lee, Melissa Dawn Eubanks; step-daughters, Kathryn Cox McCullen and husband Steven, Margaret Jennings Cox; and step-grandchildren, Matthew McCullen, Leah McCullen, Andrew McCullen, Maggie Gaddis, Sacha Gaddis.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, February 8th at Clements Funeral Home in Durham. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 9th at Clements Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow the service in Oak Grove Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial donations be made to Antioch Baptist Church: 677 Antioch Church Rd, Timberlake, NC 27583; or to American Cancer Society: Memo: Relay for Life, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to

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6:00 PM 2/8/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/8/2019 8:00:00 PM
Clements Funeral Home

1105 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Home
1105 Broad St. Durham 27705 NC
United States

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11:00 AM 2/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham

1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham
1105 Broad Street Durham 27705 NC
United States

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Oak Grove Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

3712 Cheek Road
Durham, NC 27704

3712 Cheek Road Durham 27704 NC
United States

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