MILO — Services for Mrs. Helen Jo (Nichols) Cox, of Healdton, will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at the Milo Baptist Church, of Milo, with Rev. Mike Johnston officiating. Interment will follow at the Milo Cemetery. Services are under the direction and care of Alexander Funeral Home of Ringling.
Helen was born July 20, 1938, at Sweetwater, to the late Mr. Johnie Carroll Nichols and Mrs. Georgie Lou (Fletcher) Nichols. She departed this life Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, in Oklahoma City.
Helen was raised at Sayre, where she attended high school. She married Mr. Jimmie Cox, on Jan. 25, 1969, at Oklahoma City. The family moved to Moore and then to Tishomingo where Helen worked as an insurance agent for the E.J. Tolbert Agency. After retiring in 2000, the couple relocated to just north of Healdton to be closer to their family. Helen loved making all of the kids clothes, quilting, and doing embroidery. She also collected glassware along with porcelain and glass frogs.
Preceding her in death are her Parents.
Survivors include her husband, Jimmie Cox, of the home; children, Stacey Coffey and husband Marty, of Konawa, Laveda Higgins and husband John, of Ardmore and Carol Lockwood and husband Charley, of Ringling; two brothers, Raymond Nichols and wife Robbie, of Wichita, Kan., and Clyde Nichols and wife Sue, of Tucson, Ariz.; seven grandchildren, Ross, Autumn, Sahara, Brandon, Arrin, Nikki, and Cole; five-great grandchildren, Peyton, Merrick, Boston, Braxton, and Maddie; numerous other family and friends.
Casket bearers will be Cole Lockwood, Charley Lockwood, Nikki Jo Lockwood, Brandon Higgins, Ross Coffey, and Marty Coffey.
Honorary bearers are John Higgins, Braxton Coffey, Scott Hill, Boston Higgins, Shane Nichols, Gordon Nichols, Albert Nichols, Reo Nichols, Jeff Nichols, Blake Nichols, Raymond Carroll, Barney Nichols, Darrel Cox, Johnny Cox, Randy Cox, Alan Cox, Gerald Cox, Seth Cox, Aaron Cox, and Kaleb Cox.
Family visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m., Friday at the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel of Ringling.
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