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Sudie Carroll Cox

October 24, 1943 — October 28, 2021

Sudie Carroll Cox, 78, of Manilla, passed away Thursday, October 28, 2021, at her daughter’s home. She was born October 24, 1943, in Pikeview, Kentucky, the daughter of William Gordon and Flora Mae (Hitch) Caffee. On May 27, 1961, she married Billie M. Cox, and he preceded her in death on February 28, 2017. Sudie is survived by her son, Troy Cox and wife, Hope, of Indianapolis; daughters, Kelly Cox and Stephanie Paxton, both of Shelbyville; brother, Jodie Caffee and wife, Lynelle, of Gulf Shores, Alabama; grandchildren, Craig, Justin, Andrew, Samantha, Matthew, Weston, Jessica, Jerrica, Shawn, Casey and Tawnee; great-grandchildren, Karigan, Nora Jane, Miles, Elliott, Anastasia, Dakota, Jorja, Lucy, Ryan, Mason, Zayne, Wiley, Kinley and Everly; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to Billie, Sudie was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Stacy L. Cox; and brothers, Dale Caffee and Steve Caffee. Sudie graduated in 1961 from Waldron High School, and received her degree in accounting from IUPUI. She was a member of Bible Mission Church. Sudie formerly worked for the US Postal Service for over 10 years; TRW Cinch for over 5 years; Overhead Door and CT Farm and Country. She was a wonderful seamstress and enjoyed making clothes for her children and grandchildren. Sudie also enjoyed crafting and gardening. She loved her family and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Sudie also leaves behind her dog, Bo. Visitation will be from 10 am to noon, Tuesday, November 2, 2021, at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville. Funeral services will be at noon Tuesday at the funeral home, with Pastor David Gooding officiating. Interment will be at Bennett Cemetery in Shelby County. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sudie C. Cox Memorial Fund, in care of Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville. Online condolences may be shared with Sudie’s family at
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Tuesday, November 2, 2021

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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