May 24, 1932 – July 16, 2020
SIKESTON — Joyce Marie Cox, age 88, peacefully passed away Thursday, July 16, 2020, at The Lutheran Home, Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Born May 24, 1932, in East St. Louis, Illinois, daughter of the late John Wilson and Thelma Wilson Switzer, she attended Concordia Lutheran Church in Sikeston. She had been a bookkeeper/secretary for Ferrell Gas Company in Arkansas. She was a dear friend to many in Arkansas as well as Missouri. She loved her two cats Bo Bo and Smudgey. She is survived by two sons, Todd (Melody) Boyd of Angelton, Texas and Tracy Boyd of Alabama; and by one son-in-law, Bill Paylor of Sikeston. She is blessed with 3 grandchildren, Richard Paylor of Crested Butte, Colorado, Morgan Boyd Lopez of Angelton, Texas, and Jessica Boyd of Alabama as well as one great grandchild, Kennasyn Boyd Lopez. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Gerry Paylor.
Visitation will be held Saturday July 25, 2020 at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, MO. from 11:00 a.m. until the time of Memorial Service at 12:00 p.m. with Pastor Mark Martin, pastor of Concordia Lutheran Church in Sikeston, MO., officiating.