Owen Funeral Home


Elise Cox

January 25, 1933April 4, 2021

Elise McEntire Cox, age 88, passed away in her home on Sunday, April 4, 2021 in Cartersville, Georgia. Elise was born on January 25, 1933 to the late Sherman and Emma McEntire in White, Georgia. Elise was native to the Cartersville area and spent her life there. In 1951, she married the love of her life, Clay Cox and spent the next fifty-seven years together before his passing in 2008. Elise enjoyed many hobbies in life including Braves baseball and tending to her flower gardens. Elise loved to show her flowers in her gardens and one would say she had a green thumb. Above all, she loved spending quality time with her family, children, many grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She will be missed dearly by all of her family and loved ones. Mrs. Elise Cox will be laid to rest on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at eleven o'clock in the morning at Sunset Memory Gardens. She will be joined in eternal rest with her late husband, Clay Cox. Please visit to share fond memories and leave condolences with the Cox family. Owen Funeral Home is honored to serve the Cox family during this difficult time.


  • Graveside Service

    Wednesday, April 7, 2021

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