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Elene Bush Cox

November 6, 1927 February 29, 2020
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Obituary for Elene Bush Cox

Elene Bush Cox, 92, of Chapin, died Saturday February 29, 2020 at the Newberry County Memorial Hospital.

Born on November 6, 1927 in Chapin, she was the daughter of the late Thomas “Tom” and Lottie Shealy Bush. She worked alongside her husband, Luke, in their business, Cox Home Improvement. Luke Cox predeceased her on February 14, 2016.

Mrs. Cox was a member of Mt. Horeb Lutheran Church and the Order of the Eastern Star, Little Mountain Chapter #276. She enjoyed family gatherings, cooking and sewing. She also enjoyed RV Camping, trips to the beach and mountains and sitting around the camp fire.

She is survived by her sons, Glen Cox (Pam) of Little Mountain and Bruce Cox (Carolyn) of Caryville, TN; grandchildren Barry Nelson Cotney (Retha Dailey), Bryon Lee Cotney, and Stephanie Woods (Jene); and son-in-law, Nelson Cotney.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her daughter Teri Cotney and brother, John “Johnny” Bush.

Graveside funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, March 3 at Mt Horeb Lutheran Church Cemetery conducted by the Rev. Mark Wilkes.

Memorials are suggested to Mt. Horeb Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 8, Chapin, SC 29036.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at

Whitaker Funeral Home of Chapin is assisting the family.

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11:00 AM 3/3/2020 11:00:00 AM
Mt. Horeb Lutheran Church Cemetery

Columbia Ave
Chapin, SC 29036

Mt. Horeb Lutheran Church Cemetery
Columbia Ave Chapin 29036 SC
United States

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Mt. Horeb Lutheran Church

101 E. Boundary Street
Chapin, SC 29036
P.O. Box 8 Chapin, SC 29036

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