Polly Searcy Cox, 71, of Hendersonville passed away Thursday, November 29, 2012 at her home following an extended illness. A native of Buncombe County, she was a daughter of the late Bill and Hester Ruff Searcy. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Pamela Cox Quimby Juzwick, and brothers, Mitchell and Lewis Searcy. She grew up in Mill Spring, graduating from Mill Spring High School. She was a seamstress with Ruth Original until her first of two daughters was born, then became a full time homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, and her last pet, Froggie Lee. She was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include, her loving husband of forty-eight years, exemplifying ìlove and cherish for better or worseî, Donald H. Cox; her daughter, Jan Cordell and her husband Reggie; her grandson, Alston Donald Quimby of Hendersonville; her sisters, Geraldine Price of Columbus, NC, Dallie Corbert of Hendersonville, who was a special caregiver during her eleven year period of declining health; her brothers, Garland and Milo Searcy, both of Mill Spring; many special nieces, nephews, extended family, close neighbors and friends.
A graveside service will be at 11:00 am Saturday at Shepherd Memorial Park with Rev. Sam Cox, Pollyís brother-in-law officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Friday evening at Forest Lawn Funeral Home.
Flowers are welcome.