Funeral services for Verlon F. Cox "Unc", 71, of Baskin, will be held on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at 11:00 A.M. in the chapel of Young's Community Funeral Home in Winnsboro, LA, with Rev. Kevin Bates officiating. Interment will follow at Hewett Cemetery, Hwy 576, Mangham, LA.
The family will receive friends for visitation on Tuesday, February 28, 2023, from
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM at Young's Community Funeral Home.
Mr. Verlon was born on February 1, 1952, in Winnsboro, LA, and passed from this life on Sunday, February 26, 2023, at Franklin Medical Center in Winnsboro, LA.
He loved the Lord and never met a stranger. He is preceded in death by his father, Vester Cox; mother, Viola Nugent Cox; four brothers, Vergil Cox, Vernon Cox, Vester Lee Cox, and Velton Cox; and three sisters, Virginia Watt, Vennie Olivo, and Vera Jones.
Survivors left to cherish his memory are his four sisters, Vickie Olivo and husband Kenneth, Vada Fortenberry, Vinnie Guynn, and Velma Cox; and two brothers, Venton (Don) Cox and wife Gloria, and Victor Cox and wife Patsy. He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends.
Pallbearers will be Wayne Cox, Tony Cox, Michael Cox, Charlie Watt, Robert Densford and Kenny Olivo, Jr.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Roy Cox, William Gill, Danny Watt, and William Mcintosh.