Danny Cox

Danny Cox passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at UMMC in Jackson.  He was born on October 8, 1948, to Shelley Wade Cox and Frances Victoria (Phillips) Cox in Columbus, GA. 

He was retired from MS State Guard, was a WWII Vietnam Veteran, 15 year Army Guard and 22 years MS Air Guard.

He is survived by his wife, Dandra (Peacock) Cox; son, Phillip Cox (Cassie), Scott Cox, Joshua Cox; daughter, Elizabeth Cox (Clayton); brother, Michael Cox (Julie); sister, Shirley Roberts (Dan) and eleven grandchildren.

Visitation for friends will be held on Friday, January 19, 2018, at Tutor Funeral Home in Mendenhall, MS, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.  Services will be Saturday, January 20, at the funeral home at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Jeff Wedgeworth officiating.

Arrangements are entrusted with Tutor Funeral Home of Mendenhall.


Area high schools have chosen their top graduates for special honors at graduation ceremonies across the county this month.  They will be recognized and speak to audiences at those ceremonies.