Margaret Jo Cox Ely, age 80, of Asheboro passed away on Friday, January 7, 2022 at Clapp's Convalescent Nursing Home, Asheboro.
Ms. Ely was born in Randleman on May 3, 1951 to James and Maude Treva Yow Cox. She retired from Arrow International. In addition to her parents, Margaret Jo was preceded in death by her brothers, James F. Cox, Richard Cox, Robert Cox, and Jerry Cox, and sisters, Alice Cox and Patsy Cagle .
She is survived by her niece, Andrea Underwood (Jeff) of Asheboro; nephew, James Cox (Tracy) of Winston-Salem; sister-in-law, Debbie Tucker; and 6 other nieces and 2 other nephews.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, January 10, 2022 at 2:00 pm at Randolph Memorial Park.
The family would like to give special thanks to the nurses at Clapps Nursing Home in Asheboro for all of their help.
Memorials may be made to the Randolph SPCA, 300 W. Bailey St., Asheboro, NC 27203.