Velma Lewis Cos, 90, former resident of Greenwood, widow of Judge Rafton Cox, died May 14, 2013 at Skyridge Medical Center in Cleveland, TN.
Born in Edgefield County, February 9, 1923, she was a daughter of the late John C. and Clara Viola Collis Lewis. Mrs. Cox retired from Greenwood Mills, Matthews Plant, with over 42 years of service. She was a member of First Mt. Moriah Baptist Church and the T.E.L. Sunday School Class of the church.
Surviving are a brother, Morris Lewis and wife Nancy, with whom she made her home since 2003, of Cleveland, TN along with several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers, John Herman Lewis and James Courtlan Lewis and a sister, Margaret Boggs.
Graveside services will be conducted Friday at 2:30 PM in Greenwood Memorial Gardens with Rev. Bryant Sims officiating.
The family will receive friends at Blyth Funeral Home from 1:00 to 2:00 Friday afternoon.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 4124 Clemson Blvd, Suite L, Anderson, SC 29621 or to First Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, 2107 Mt. Moriah Road, Greenwood, SC 29646.
For online condolences visit www.blythfuneralhome.com.
Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the Cox family.