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Betty Jane McIntosh Cox,

Betty Jane McIntosh Cox, 81. passed away in her home September 10, 2013. She was the first baby born in the Unicoi County Community Hospital on August 21, 1932. Betty was the daughter of the late Ferman and Orpha Calloway McIntosh.

Betty was a native of Erwin and lived there her entire life. She was a graduate of Unicoi County High School and was employeed for 28 years at the The Saving Center of Erwin.

Betty Jane McIntosh Cox attended Erwin Presbyterian Church. She was a Blue Ridge Pottery Collector and Historian and she enjoyed cooking, painting and crafting.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters, Mary Banner and Helen McIntosh; and brother, Ferman McIntosh, Jr.

She is survived by husband, Bill Cox; daughter, Ruth Goodman & husband, Jim of Knoxville; son, David Cox of Johnson City; sisters, Anna Pratt & husband, Bob of Erwin, TN and Rosa Harris & husband Theodore of Erwin, TN; grandchildren, Deanna & husband, Matt, Bill, Regina & husband, Gary, Andrew & wife, Ashley; great-grandchildren, Blake and Rylee Cox.

The family requests that you do not send flowers. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Erwin Presbyterian Church Fund, 105 N. Elm Avenue, Erwin, TN 37650

Online condolences may be sent to the family of Betty Cox by signing the online guest registry found on the funeral home’s website (, or by sending an e-condolence to [email protected] Any other condolences may be mailed to Snyder's Memorial Gardens, 5913 Kingsport Hwy. in Gray, TN. 423-477-7911.
Snyder's Memorial Gardens is proudly serving the Cox family; we are located at 5913 Kingsport Hwy. Gray, TN 37615.