Dena was born Sept. 19, 1933, in Hamlin, Texas, to William 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.
Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online register at andersonbethany.com. Services are under the direction of Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.