Born Sept. 20, 1942, in Sikeston, Mo., daughter of the late Roy and Marcella Riggs Carroll, she was a 1960 graduate of Lilbourn High School and was employed at Cox's Day Care. She was a member of the Pleasantview General Baptist Church.
On Feb. 18, 1958, in Senatobia, Miss., she married Billy Cox, who preceded her in death on Dec. 22, 1999. She married Jim Reaves on Nov. 16, 2002, in Malden, Mo., who survives.
Survivors also include two daughters, Aneliese Kennedy and husband, Keith, of Carton, Mo., and Michele Knight and husband, Brandon, of Risco; one son, Wayne Cox and wife, Carrie, of Bartlett, Tenn., and five grandchildren, Jameson Kennedy, of Osage Beach, Mo., Brittany Cox, of Bartlett, Tenn., Hunter and Caitlin Knight, both of Risco and Dylan Kennedy, of Carton.
Visitation will begin at 6 p.m., today, Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 13, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mark Powell officiating.
Burial will follow in the Mounds Park Cemetery at Lilbourn, Mo.