Sylvia B. Cox, 75, of St. Augustine and formerly of East Palatka, passed from this life on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at Symphony of St. Augustine following an extended illness. Born in Daytona Beach, Sylvia attended the University of Arkansas where she met Dwayne Cox who would be her husband of 37 years. Sylvia and Dwayne moved to Palatka in 1967 where Dwayne had been offered a coaching position at Palatka High School. Over the years, Sylvia worked in various departments within the Putnam County Clerk of Courts office and prior to that at Merrill Insurance Agency. She had been a member of the First Baptist Church of Palatka. As the wife of a coach, Sylvia spent many evenings attending various sporting events supporting her husband and cheering on the athletes. Sylvia cherished time with family and especially with her grandkids. She also enjoyed the beach and playing card games.
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Preceding her in death were her husband of 37 years, Dwayne Cox and her parents, Raymond Beville and Anne Gagnon Beville.
Sylvia is survived by a daughter, Chrissie Smith (Travis) of St. Augustine, a sister, Jo Anne Dickey (Doug) of Mandarin, 2 grandchildren, Camryn Smith and Paige Smith, her best friend, Cheryl Stevens of Interlachen and numerous nieces and nephews.
No services are scheduled.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be sent to Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center, 6400 St. Johns Ave., Palatka, FL 32177 or to Vintage Care Senior Living, 203 S. Moody Rd, Palatka, FL 32177.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Sylvia’s Book of Memories Page at www.johnsonoverturffunerals.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.