Jennifer Cox

Friday, December 20, 2019
Jennifer Cox

DEXTER, Mo. — Jennifer Lynne Cox, age 46, passed away on Dec. 18, 2019, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident on U.S. Highway 60 west of Sikeston.

She was born June 23, 1973, in Sikeston, daughter of Jim and Nancy Moore Umfress of Sikeston. Jennifer graduated from Kelly High School in 1991; she was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sikeston. Jennifer was employed at Montgomery Bank in Sikeston.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by two sons, Zachary Cox and Hadley Cox both of Tipton; one daughter, Sophia Cox of the home in Dexter; one sister, Meg Umfress-Durn of Smyrna, Delaware; and a special friend, Matthew Vaughn of Dexter.

She was preceded in death by a nephew, Benjamin Durn.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sikeston with the Rev. David Dohogne officiating.

Burial will follow in Blodgett City Cemetery at Blodgett.

Pallbearers will be: Zachary Cox, Jonathan McNeeley, Kevin Bishop, Eric Heuring, Phil Harper and Larry Renfro.

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