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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • OBITUARY: The Rev. Geneda Cox

  • The Rev. Geneda Cox, 89, of Eldorado, formerly of Ridgway, passed away on 2:43 a.m. Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado.
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  • The Rev. Geneda Cox, 89, of Eldorado, formerly of Ridgway, passed away on 2:43 a.m. Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado.
    She was born on March 7, 1924, in Ridgway, the daughter of Jacob H. and Sarah Selena (James) Hise. Geneda married Estele Jay Cox on Feb. 1, 1947, and he preceded her in death on July 19, 2001. She served as pastor at Bruce Chapel for five and a half years and was pastor for several other churches for 50 years. Geneda was a church member of the Ridgway Church of God.
    She is survived by nieces and nephews and was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three sisters, Ruby Moye, Cologna Hise, Velma Dixon; and four brothers, Burtis, Gilbert, Earl D., and Ancil Hise.
    Visitation for Geneda will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 19 until service time at 11 a.m. at the Vickery Funeral Chapel in Ridgway. The Rev. Randy Vaughn will be officiating with burial at Jackson Cemetery near Ridgway.
    Internet condolences may be made at the website, www.vickeryfuneralchapel.com.

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