Jannet Douglas Cox

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, October 9, 2012

May 21, 1947 – Oct. 6, 2012

NATCHEZ — Services for Jannet Douglas Cox, 65, of Clinton and former resident of Natchez, who died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at Select Specialty Hospital in Jackson, will be at 10 a.m. today at Laird Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dan Wynn officiating.

Burial will follow at Allen Cemetery in Allen, Okla.

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Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time today at the funeral home.

Mrs. Cox was born May 21, 1947, in Marlow, Okla., the daughter of Clifford L. Douglas and M. Alice Wallace Douglas.

Mrs. Cox fought a courageous battle with breast cancer for 14 years. She was a wonderful mother, daughter, sister and grandmother. After years as a beautician, she went back to college at 41. Mrs. Cox graduated from Copiah-Lincoln Community College and went on to get her bachelor’s degree at Mississippi College and her law degree at Mississippi College School of Law. She was a woman that many people respected and was a role model.

Survivors include her parents; one daughter, Barbara Bradley and husband, James, of Clinton; one son, Clifford Cox and wife, Suzanne, of Natchez; two sisters, Sharron Carrier and husband, Mick, of Melbourne, Fla., and Carolyn Tillman of Natchez; seven grandchildren, Blaine Misita and Madelyn Misita, both of Clinton, Katie Robinson and husband, Ken, of Meridian, Chase Bradley of Philadelphia, Ainsley Cox, Jessica Payne and Joseph Blalock, all of Natchez; one great-grandchild, Seth Bryant of Meridian; three nephews, R.J. Skellie of Orlando, Fla., Rob Tillman and Doug Tillman; and one niece, Lee Staten and husband, Richard, of Atlanta.

Memorials may be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure of Breast Cancer, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265 or www.5.komen.org.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.lairdfh.com.