Carl “Monk” Cox, 73, of Courtland passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at his residence. Visitation will be from 6 till 8 p.m. on Friday, February 14, 2020, at Lawrence Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 15, 2020, at the funeral home with Bro. Larry Dyar and Bro. Jarrod Helms officiating. Burial will be in Fergason Cemetery.

Born on April 15, 1946 to the late Floyd and Minnie Cox, Monk was a member of Masterson Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Betty Cox; five children; 13 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; and one great great granddaughter.

Pallbearers will be Wesley Bradford, Mason Bradford, Johnny Stricklin, Devin Stricklin, Jason Smith, Jeremy Helms, Jacob Hutto, and Brandon Harville.

The family extends special thanks to his hospice caregivers, especially Sue.

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