Claris Carol Cox: Loris

1932 – 2020

     Claris Carol Cox of Loris passed away on Friday, Sept. 4 in Loris following an illness. She was 88.

     Mrs. Cox was born on Aug. 19, 1932 in Loris to the late Everette Guy Cox and the late Maggie Geneva Bellamy Cox. Mrs. Cox was the owner and operator of Loris Seafood and Oyster Roast until her retirement, a loving homemaker, and a longtime member of Loris First United Methodist Church.

     Survivors include her two daughters, Deborah Cox Harris Strait and husband, Jim of Loris and Myra Cox of West Union; a son, Edwood “Eddy” Dale Cox of Loris; six grandchildren, Gabe Smith and wife Michelle, Michelle Carter Williams and husband Duff, Everette Long and wife Leslie, Riley Cox, Chandler Cox, and Easton Cox; ten great-grandchildren, Kaylyn Huffman and husband Ryan, Gage Smith, Garrison Smith, Kierstin Smith, Cole Long, Dalton Long, Decklan Williams, Aniston Williams, Tyler Yancey, and Joshua Yancey; and a brother, Everette Earl Cox and wife Judy of Loris.

     Mrs. Cox was predeceased by her loving husband, Edwood “Ed” Wade Cox; a grandson, Shane Smith; two brothers, Jerry Lee Cox and Herbert B. Cox, Sr.; and sisters Frances Cox Benton and Betty Arrant.

     Graveside services were planned for 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, at Twin City Memorial Gardens with Pastor Bruce Adams officiating.

     A guest register is available here.