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Bessie Lee Cox

Obituary for Bessie Lee Cox

June 3, 1937 - February 3, 2019
Holland, Michigan | Age 81


Bessie Lee Cox, age 81, of Holland, passed away Sunday, February 3, 2019 at Holland Hospital.

Bessie was a member of New Richmond Baptist Church and was currently working at Sam's Club after retiring from Holland Die Cast after 27 years. She enjoyed family and loved her grandchildren.

Bessie was preceded in death by her husband, Wade, Jr. in 2015.

Bessie is survived by her:

Wade L. and Patty Cox of Holland
Glinda "Sis" Ortiz of North Port, FL
Ronald and Kathy Cox of Saugatuck, MI

Shaminka Tulp
Matthew Cox
Kurtis Cox
David Woltman

Great Grandchildren
Kaylee Tulp
Ty Matthew Tulp
Jacob Matthew Cox
Evan Cox

William Fitts and Yvon Fitts of North Little Rock, AR
James and Joyce Fitts of Allegan, MI
Howard Fitts of Brinkley, AR
Lynn Fitts of North Little Rock, AR
Estra Fitts of Allegan, MI

Bertie Lue McDonald of Lafayette, IN
Helen Hensley of Tazwell, TN

Many Nieces and Nephews

Funeral services are planned for 11:00am Friday, February 8 at New Richmond Baptist Church, 1909 Transport Lane, Holland, with Rev. Frank Senters and Rev. Audley Boeve officiating. Burial will be in Graafschap Cemetery. Visiting hours are scheduled for 4-7pm Thursday at Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 E 16th St., Holland. Memorial contributions may be made to New Richmond Baptist Church and the American Heart Association. An online condolence registry is available at

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • New Richmond Baptist Church
    1909 Transport Lane
    Holland, MI 49423

Arrangements By

Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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