Doris Maxine Cox, age 87, a resident of Chillicothe, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2017, at Indian Hills – A Stonebridge Community, Chillicothe, Missouri.

Doris Maxine Cox, age 87, a resident of Chillicothe, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2017, at Indian Hills – A Stonebridge Community, Chillicothe, Missouri. Doris was born the daughter of Terah and Eva (Spainhour) Ireland on August 29, 1929, in Chula, Missouri. She was a 1947 graduate of Chillicothe High School. She was united into marriage to William Earl Cox on July 17, 1948, in Chillicothe, Missouri. He survives of the home. Doris worked as a cook at Dewey School for the Chillicothe School District for 13 years. She was a member of the Livingston County Steam and Gas Association, Chillicothe Campers, Vern R. Glick Post 25 ladies Auxiliary, Peppy Promenaders, and the Chillicothe Garden Club. She was also a member of the Olive Branch Baptist Church, Chillicothe, Missouri. Survivors include her husband, Earl Cox; two sons, Randy Cox and wife Carolyn of Kirksville, Missouri, Terry Cox and wife Sheryl of Odessa, Missouri; one daughter, Marilyn Brown and husband Charles of Ozark, Missouri; two brothers, Loyal Ireland of Ukiah, California, and Jim Ireland of Merriam, Kansas; several nieces and nephews; eight grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her sisters, Dorothy Koehly and Sister-in-law Karen Ireland. Graveside services will be held at Plainview Cemetery, Chula, Missouri, on Saturday, August 12, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. A scheduled family visitation will be held at Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri, on August 12, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Friends may call at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri, on August 12, 2017, from 8:00 a.m. until service time. Memorial contributions may be made to the Grand River Multi-Purpose center and may be left at or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, Missouri 64601. Online condolences may be made at www.lindleyfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri.