Polly Searcy Cox

September 2, 1941 - November 29, 2012

09/02/1941 - 11/29/2012

Past Services

Friday November 30, 2012
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
8286929188 | Directions
Saturday December 01, 2012
11:00 am
Shepherd Memorial Park

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.

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Dixie Stepp Case
8 years ago

Dallie, I’m so sorry to learn of Polly’s passing. My heart goes out to you and your family, I know you and Polly were very close. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Love Dixie

Frankie, Pam & Cory Greene
8 years ago

Don and all the Cox/Searcy family,

although we were only around Polly for a short time, she was truely a kind person like all of her family. May GOD be with you in knowing that she is now in the arms of JESUS!

8 years ago


Lois and Roland Hoots
8 years ago

Don and Family, You are in our thoughts and prayers in the loss of your loved one.

susie garrison collins
8 years ago

my condolences to all the Cox and Searcy Families. Polly will be greatly missed by all. God Bless

Joe LaFalce & Angela {Quinn} LaFalce
8 years ago


Our deepest sympathy go out to you and your family in this time of sorrow. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. You both have been dear friends to our family. She is with God and at Peace.

Milo & Ann Searcy & Family
8 years ago

We love you Aunt Polly and you were such an inspiration to each and every ones of us you always gave unbounded and unconditional love to each and every one of us. We are Praying for you all, we will surely miss you

Jean Adams
8 years ago

Polly was indeed a special person. No matter where she was, that smile was always on her face. She showed us all what true Christianity was because she showed love through and through. I shall miss her.

Tony & Wanda Marshall
8 years ago

Please accept our condolences in this time of sorrow. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Tony & Wanda

Carol Ann Sorrells Hensley
8 years ago

My special cousin will be sadly missed but we know she is now in heaven with her father and no longer suffering My condolences to her entire family