Services Tuesday for Mary Ellen Cox

Sandra ClarkEast Knox, Obits

Mary Ellen Clift Cox passed away Oct. 29, 2022, at age 98. She was a lifelong resident of East Knox County, having been born in the Carter community and living with husband, Wendell Cox, in the Thorn Grove community.

A personal shopper for many, she worked into her 80s and was active in many community organizations and at her church. She leaves a family of high achievers: Her daughter is Susan Davis, retired principal in Knox County Schools, and her husband, longtime state Rep. Jimmy Kyle Davis; and her grandson, Judge Judd Davis and wife, Nikki, and great-granddaughters Anna Kate and Sheridan Davis.

The full obituary is here. The family will receive friends Tuesday, Nov. 1, from 4-6 p.m. at Bridges Funeral Home, 5430 Rutledge Pike, with services to follow.

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