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Deana Michelle (Gillespie) Cox

July 27, 1976 ~ September 18, 2021 (age 45)



Honea Path

Deana Michelle Gillespie Cox, 45, loving wife of Ashley Bryan Cox, resident of Ervin St., died Saturday September 18, 2021 at AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born on July 27, 1976 in Anderson to Charles Dean Gillespie and the late Martha Jane Schronce Gillespie, she was a 1994 graduate of B-HP High School, she attended Lander University, and graduated from Tri-County Technical College in 1997 earning her Certification in Phlebotomy. She was employed by Lab-Corp in Greenwood.

Surviving other than her loving husband of the home, are her children, Zachary and Abigail Cox of the home; her sister, Cristie Guest and husband Michael of Honea Path; numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her fraternal grandparents, Annie Ruth Brown, Dewey and Margie Gillespie, her maternal grandparents, Ezell and Mary Virginia Schronce, a nephew, Teddy Brushwood.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 PM from Honea Path First Baptist Church with Rev. Toby Dix and Dr. Rev. Jamie Williams officiating. Burial will follow at the Garden of Memories.

The family is at the home of Dean Gillespie and will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 PM at Cox Funeral Home.

Flowers are accepted and memorials may be made to the South Carolina Autism Society, 806 12th Street West Columbia, SC 29169 or scas@scautism.org., or to the Miracle League, 2605 Hwy. 72/221 East Greenwood, SC 29649.

Cox Funeral Home is honored to serve the Cox family.

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September 21, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cox Funeral Home
201 River Street
Belton, SC 29627

Funeral Service
September 22, 2021

2:00 AM
Honea Path 1st Baptist Church
100 South Main St
Honea Path, SC 29654

Burial Following Service
September 22, 2021

Garden of Memories Cemetery
151 Garden of Memories Road
Belton, SC 29627


Autism Research Institute
4182 Adams Ave., San Diego CA 92116
Web: http://www.autism.org

Greenwood Miracle League
2605 Hway 72/221 East, Greenwood SC 29649
Tel: 1-864-992-1360

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