Age: 85 Address: Fox Creek Community Date of Death: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: Dorothy Fox went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 16th at Madison Health and Rehab after a short illness. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Pierson and Jaylina McKinney Chandler and the wife of George Louis Fox who died in 2003. She was also preceded in death by 7 brothers and sisters and two great grandchildren.
Surviving are two daughters: Mary Griffin and husband, Richard, of Parrottsville, TN and Elaine Cooper and husband, Robert, of Green Mountain; 3 sons: Eddie Bert Foxx and wife, Pat, of Asheville, Roger Fox and wife, Margaret, of Burnsville, Jeff Fox and wife, Rhonda, of Burnsville; 16 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren and 7 great-great-grandchildren; a sister: Carolyn Shepherd and husband, Bobby, of Burnsville and a brother, Donald Chandler and wife, Marietta, of Weaverville.
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Sunday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Rev. Rotha Wilson will officiate. Burial will be in the Fox Creek Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 PM Saturday at the funeral home.