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Joan Strickland Cox: Tabor City

    Joan Strickland Cox of Tabor City died Saturday, Aug. 30, in Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, Myrtle Beach. She was 78.
    Born in Horry County, she was the daughter of the late Seth Jack Strickland and Annie Inman Strickland.
    She was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Gayle Gore. She was a devoted wife to the late Horace Mitchell Cox and a loving mother and grandmother. She was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church, Tabor City where she attended faithfully for many years with her family.
    She is survived by three sons, Mitchell Cox and wife Susan of Tabor City, Michael Cox and wife Kathryn of Myrtle Beach, Marc Cox and wife Tommie of Tabor City; six grandchildren, Adam Cox and wife Yani, Ryan Cox, Paige Cox, Faith Cox, Kamryn Cox, Brandon Cox; two great grandchildren, Thomas Cox and Sarah Grace Cox.
    A memorial service was planned for 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 1, in St. Paul United Methodist Church in Tabor City. The family planned to receive friends following the service in the church.
    A guest register is available here.

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