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Lillie Mae Cox


Sunrise: June 30, 1932

Sunset: October 27, 2019

Our Beloved mother, grandmother, and friend, affectionately known as “Lil”, was called home to be with the Lord on October 27, 2019. Lillie Mae was the daughter of the late Willie Foreman & Mary Moye Foreman. She was a native of Greenville, NC, and made a home in Norfolk Virginia, before going to New York in 1958 to pursue a career with the Health and Hospitals Corporation, Queens Hospital. In 1967 she married her late husband, Joseph A Cox. Lillie Mae worked for HHC until she and her husband retired in 1995, and moved to West Palm Beach.

She was preceded in death by her parents Willie & Mary Foreman. Her husband Joe Cox, her brother Horace Moye, and Ahmed Abdul “Jr” Karim and William “Ricky” Smith. Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Mary Landy (Joe) and Regina Smith. Eight grandchildren, Natasha Phelps, Alison Parker, Sarah Karim, Renee Karim, Cameron Stewart, Raushaun Bennett, Ayesha Karim, and Ali Dean. Great-Grand Children, Jason Karim, Lanique Bennett, Nick Phelps, Elisha Cantey, Nia Taylor, Jonah Karim-Payne, and a host of extended family and friends.

Special Acknowledgement to dear friends, Daphne “Liz” Powell, Rodney Frazier, and Vanessa Rodgers. The family would like to extend thanks and gratitude to the staff of Grace Hospice, Chaplain Jessi, Nurse Farrah, CNA Sabrina, and Social Worker Ally.

Viewing Thursday, October 31, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Family Receiving Friends Thursday, October 31, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Friday, November 1, 2019 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Berkley Chapel Interment Roosevelt Memorial Park 1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23320

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