Cover photo for Ruby Marie Cox's Obituary
Ruby Marie Cox Profile Photo
1939 Ruby Marie Cox 2023

Ruby Marie Cox

May 15, 1939 — August 10, 2023

Burlison, TN


Ruby Marie Cox, 84, of Burlison, passed away on Thursday, August 10.  Ruby Marie, or “Mama Ree” as she was known, was one of 16 children born to the late Dave and Ruby Fowler Daniels.  She and her late husband, Eugene, were the owners and operators of the West Side Flea Market and the Little Hatchie Café. 

A loving and sweet person to all who knew her and met her, she is survived by one daughter, Cindy (Benny) Yearwood; one son, Timmy Cox; five brothers, Lynn Daniels,  Jimmy Daniels, Johnny (Ruth Ann) Daniels, Dave (Joan) Daniels, Jr. and O’Neal (Nancy) Daniels; one sister, Margaret Stafford; nine grandchildren, Gene Yearwood, Walker Yearwood, Michelle Cox Lewis, Daniel Price, Chad Cox, Tyler Cox, Amanda Cox, Kyle Yearwood and April Johnson;  12 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews she loved. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Tommy Cox; one grandson, Todd Cox; one granddaughter, Leeanna Marie Anderson; six brothers, Bobby, Kenneth, Richard, Etheridge, Joe and R. D. Daniels and three sisters, Icye Travis, Verna Mai Overton and Alma Ruth Shires. 

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 19 at the Covington Funeral Home chapel with interment to follow in Magnolia Gardens Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Friday, August 18 at the funeral home. 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Ruby Marie Cox, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, August 18, 2023

5:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Saturday, August 19, 2023

Starts at 1:00pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 1365

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree