Dena was born Sept. 19, 1933, in Hamlin, Texas, to William [auth] Earl Ervin and Mary Hazel Panders.
Dena is survived by her husband of 50 years, Bobby J. Cox, of the family home; daughter, Beverly Estes and W.A., of San Angelo, Texas; daughter, Susan Koon and Robbin, of Roswell; daughter-in-law, Jo Nell Ingram, of Ruidoso; brother, Don Ervin, of Sacramento, Calif.; 10 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
Dena was preceded in death by two children: Jerry Ingram and Patricia Penn; two brothers: Larry and Gerald Ervin; and a sister, Earlene Ervin.
Family will serve as pallbearers.
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