Ruby Martha (Lyons) Cox

October 27, 1944 ~ December 1, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Ruby Cox Obituary

Ruby Martha Lyons Cox 79 of Olive Hill, KY passed away December 1, 2023 at St. Claire Medical Center at Morehead, KY. She was born Oct. 27, 1944 in Carter County, the daughter of the late Henry and Mary Viola "Bertha" Lyons. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Eldon Cox, a son Robert Lee Cox, 2 brothers Henry Arthur and Charles Lyons as well as two sisters, Florence Thornsberry and Virgie Stephens and a special friend James Maggard.

Ruby enjoyed her family. She loved her kids, grandkids and great grandkids. She raised many that wasn't even hers. She loved to fish. She is known for her dried apple stack cakes and apple butter. Just a pure country woman that loved country music, westerns and her dogs Rover and Sandy.

Ruby is survived by her loving family, a son, Troy & Shelly Cox of Carter County, two daughters Lisa & Calvin Stevens, Kathleen & Wayne Harper of Elliott County. A brother, Garner & Kay Harris of Elliott County. Her grandchildren:  Heather (Ryan) McCoy, Kelsey (Jake) Ison, Michelle Stevens & William Booker, Kayley Harper & Tyler Patrick, Kyndal and Koda Harper. Great grandchildren:  Holly Green, Zoey Ison, Troy Ison, Alden and Lottie Patrick. A loving daughter in law, Jewell Henderson and special cousins she considered her sisters.

Funeral will be conducted Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2023 at1:00 PM at Lewis & Ferguson Funeral Home. Friends may call 6-9 PM Tuesday at the funeral home.

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December 5, 2023

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Lewis and Ferguson Funeral Home
603 N. KY 7
Sandy Hook, KY 41171

Funeral Service
December 6, 2023

1:00 PM
Lewis and Ferguson Funeral Home
603 N. KY 7
Sandy Hook, KY 41171


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