ALBANY -- Mr. Billy B. Cox, 79, died Saturday, August 25, 2012 at Wynfield Park Health and Rehabilitation. His funeral service will be Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Dawson. The family will receive friends Monday 6 to 8 PM at Kimbrell-Stern.

A native of Sale City, Mr. Cox had lived in Terrell and Lee Counties most of his life. He was a pecan grower and a veteran of the U. S. Air Force. He was preceded in death by a son Dwayne Cox; sisters, Virginia Zimmerman, Patsy Ruth Tenneryson and a brother W. G. Cox, III.

Survivors include the mother of his children, Dorothy Givens, Newton; sons, Gene Cox and his wife Myra, Panama City Beach, FL, Shawn Cox and his wife Nicole, Leesburg; grandchildren, Brandy Cox Phillips, Heather Cox, Abby Cox, Bristol Cox; great grandchildren, Kyndall Phillips, Kaiden Phillips, Aubree Phillips.

Those desiring please make memorials to the American Cancer Society, 323 Pine Ave, Suite 100, Albany, GA 31701.

You may sign the guestbook and share your thoughts with the family of Mr. Cox by visiting Kimbrell-Stern's website at

Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors

Albany 229/883-4152