ORLA J. COX, 61 of Sebring, FL passed away, November 1, 2019 in Sebring, FL. She was born in Topeka, KS the daughter of Leroy and Patsy McCarthy. She grew up in Montana and Kansas and met the love of her life at Liberty Baptist College. She serviced with her husband from coast to coast in ministry and was a very active member of the First Baptist Church of Sebring. Orla was a Committee Member of the Highlands County Republican Party. She was preceded in death by her father, Leroy McCarthy; mother-in-law, Louise Cox and her brother, George Holm. She is survived by her husband, Donny J. Cox of Sebring, FL; mother, Patsy McCarthy of Wichita, KS; sons, Jonathan L. (Andrea) Cox, LaMiranda, CA, Joseph D. Cox of Trails of America and Michael K. Cox of Wichita, KS; daughters, Bethany M. (Eric) Pownall of Sulton, WA, Jamie Elaine Cox of Liberty, MO and Lori M. Cox of Sebring, FL; grandchildren, Conner Cox, Grant Cox, Lily Cox, Nora Crabtree, Tanner Pownall, Tayden Pownall and Tori Pownall; brothers, Gary (Carrie) McCarthy, Leroy (Dee) McCarthy and Richard (Josie) Holm; sisters, Maria Boneski, Shelly Julien, Annette (Eric) Ferrell, Traci (Paul) Gehrke, Deb (David) Pusateri and Liz (John) Snelling, Father-in-law, Rev. William Oscar Cox, II (Delores). The Memorial service will be Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 4 pm at the First Baptist Church Sebring, the family will receive friends from 3-4 pm. In lieu of flowers donations maybe made to First Baptist Church Sebring to Orla Cox Memorial Fund. Arrangements by MORRIS FUNERAL CHAPEL. www.morrisfuneralchapel.com
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