Larry “Poppie” Cox Sr.
Larry “Poppie” Cox Sr., 62, of Myrtle, died July 12, 2020. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church, and a volunteer with the Union County Baptist Association. He retired after 25 years from Memphis Light Gas and Water.
A private family burial was held in Bethel Cemetery near Etta on July 15. New Albany Funeral and Cremation Care was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves two children, Tera Streich (Andy) of Myrtle, Larry Cox Jr. (Samantha) of Hickory Flat; his mother, Gara Cox; two brothers, John Cox (Cathy) of Southaven, Randal Cox (Jan) of Olive Branch; and seven grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Finley Cox; and a sister, Kristy Cox.
The family requests memorials be directed to Temple Baptist Church, 1025 North St., Myrtle, MS 38650 or the Union County Baptist Association.