Jessie G. Cox, 20, of Kingsport, went to be with the Lord as a result of an accident on Monday, June 24, 2013.
He was born July 30, 1992, in Kingsport and was a lifelong area resident. Jessie attended Daniel Boone High School.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Lillian Mae Hite; paternal aunt, Marie Morelock Scott; and maternal great-grandfather, Ryland Darnell.
Jessie is survived by his mother and stepfather, Rachael and Steve Compton, of Fall Branch; father, Jamie Cox, of Kingsport; sister, April Compton, of Fall Branch; maternal great-grandmother, Dorothy Darnell, of Kingsport; paternal grandfather, Donnie Hite, of Kingsport; maternal grandparents, Vernon and Glinda Johnson, of Kingsport, Emmitt and Opal Spears, of Kingsport, and Gary and Alice Compton, of Kingsport; paternal aunt, Janet McCray and husband, Richard, of Kingsport; maternal aunts, Stacey Joyner and husband, Gary, of Kingsport, Deena Compton, of Kingsport, and Angie O’Quinn of Saltville, VA; maternal uncles, Michael Spears, of Kingsport, Harold Cox Jr., of Kingsport, and Michael and James O’Quinn, of Saltville, VA; nephew, Jeremy Carignan, of Fall Branch; and several other aunts, uncles and cousins who will miss him.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6-8:00 p.m. at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Fall Branch, and at anytime at the home of his mother until the time of visitation.
Funeral services will follow at 8:00 in the Chapel with Pastor Bob Seymore officiating. Music will be provided by Judy Chase and Tom Hill.
Graveside services will be conducted on Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Fordtown Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Allen Dockery, Andrew Johnson, Gary Joyner, Kevin Justis, Richard McCray, Rick Seymore, Terry Frost, Earl Weeks and Michael “Mikey” Spears.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Vanderbilt Organ Transplant Center, Office of Annual Giving, PMB 407727, 2301 Vanderbilt Place, Nashville, TN 37240-7727.
Please visit www.hamlettdobson.com to leave an online condolence and post your favorite pictures of Jessie.
Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes, Fall Branch, is serving the family of Jessie G. Cox.