Teresa Cox (1929-2017)

Teresa Cox
October 6, 1929 – July 2, 2017

Teresa Cox, nee Monolo, 87, of Belleville, IL, born October 6, 1929, in Herrin, IL, died Sunday, July 2, 2017, at Cedarhurst Memory Care, Shiloh, IL.

Mrs. Cox was a supportive wife and loving mother. She was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Shiloh, IL.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Ralph L. Cox, whom she married on March 15, 1952, and who died on August 10, 2014; her parents, Robert and Angela, nee Ruggeri, Monolo; a brother, Arthur Monolo; and a sister, Annie Fritts.

Surviving are three children, Gary Lee (Karen) Cox, Linda Sue (Scott) Pearson, and Jeffrey Allen Cox (friend, Beth), all of Belleville, IL; six grandchildren, Kyle Thomas (Emily) Pearson, Angela Nicole Pearson, Zachary Alexander Cox, Robert Scott Pearson, Logan Allen Cox, and Caden Maxwell Cox; three great-grandchildren, Thomas Cooper Pearson, James George Pearson, and Henry Lee Pearson; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorials may be made to Cedarhurst of Shiloh, Memory Care Garden.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Visitation was held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 7, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, July 8, 2017, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Shiloh, IL.

A Mass of Christian burial was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 8, 2017, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Shiloh, IL, with Msgr. James Margason officiating

Burial was held at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.

Arrangements by George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL