Linda Gail Mathis Cox, age 65 of Nebo, NC, passed away on Friday, March 25, 2022 at UNC Health Blue Ridge in Morganton, NC.
Linda was born in Buncombe Co., NC, on September 18, 1956, to the late Willie Arthur Mathis and Jessie Lee Bass Mathis.
She was a sweet lady with a good heart who would help anyone who needed it. Linda was a homemaker and she enjoyed shopping, dancing, watching her favorite television shows, and listening to music. Most of all, she loved her family dearly.
In addition to her parents, Linda was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Cox; four brothers, Benny, Bobby, Bill, and Jimmy Mathis; and a sister, Rose Ledford.
Those left behind to cherish her memory are her son, Tommy (Celena) Cox of Old Fort, NC; four granddaughters, April, Victoria, Rebecca, and Jessica; grandson, Joey; two great-grandchildren; a special niece and caregiver, Mary (Paul) Grant of Nebo; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives.
A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, April 1, 2022 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Penland Family Funeral Home, 125 South Avenue, Swannanoa, NC, officiated by Reverend James Lamb.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM in the chapel at Penland Family Funeral Home and her burial will follow the service at Mountain View Memorial Park, 392 Tabernacle Rd., Black Mountain, NC, 28711.
Online condolences may be made to: www.penlandfamilyfuneralhome.com.
Penland Family Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the Cox family with arrangements.
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