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Ruth Marie (Goudy) Cox

June 27, 1955 ~ November 16, 2022 (age 67)


Ruth Marie Cox, 67 of Shinnston passed away on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at her residence. She was born June 27, 1955 in New Martinsville, daughter of the late William Samuel and Juanita Mayne Smith Goudy.                                  

Ruth was a homemaker and loved spending time and taking care of the family. She enjoyed fishing, camping, shopping for shoes, clothes and Avon.

Ruth is survived by her husband, James “Jim” William Cox Sr whom she married on June 11, 1974; one son, James William Cox Jr and Wendy, Philippi; one grandson, Cody William Cox; one brother, Luther “Luke” Goudy, Mannington; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by one son, Christopher Joshua Cox; six siblings, Inez McIntire, Sue Craig, Kim Barnes, Bill Goudy, Samuel Goudy, and Bonnie Drennan.
Family will receive friends at the Davis Funeral Home, 124 Olen Thomas Dr. Rt. 98, Clarksburg on Sunday, November 20, 2022 from 1:00-5:00 pm. Funeral service will be held on Monday, November 21, 2022 at 11:00AM in the Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Ronald Russell and Pastor Fred Templeton officiating. Interment will follow at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens. Online condolences can be made at Davis Funeral Home is honored to serve the Cox Family. 

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November 20, 2022

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Davis Funeral Home
124 Olen Thomas Drive
Clarksburg, West Virginia 26301

Funeral Service
November 21, 2022

11:00 AM
Davis Funeral Home
124 Olen Thomas Drive
Clarksburg, West Virginia 26301

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