Weatherford Democrat

September 29, 2013

Marie Cox Yeo


Weatherford Democrat

— Marie Cox Yeo, 84, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at her home in Weatherford.

Graveside service is Tuesday, Oct. 1, at Coleman Cemetery in Coleman with Bishop Don Connell officiating.

She was born July 20, 1929, in Coleman to Ben and Irene Cox. Marie graduated from Coleman High School in 1946. She graduated from Brownwood Community Hospital School of Vocational Nursing in 1972 and continued her nursing career until 1991.

She is survived by her daughter, Debbie Apodaca and husband, Rodney, of Weatherford; son, Ben Brewer and wife, Pamela, of Round Rock; brother, Bill Cox and wife, Pat, of Coleman; sister, Gwendolyn Smith, of Los Angeles; six grandchildren, Ronnie Draper and wife, Chandra, of Saginaw, Renee Draper, of Irving, Stephanie Morales and husband, Lorenzo, of Round Rock, Benjamin Brewer and wife, Yvonne, of San Antonio, Cody Apodaca and wife, Heather, of Joshua, and Dustin Apodaca, of Weatherford; nine great-grandchildren, Rochelle Armistead, Preston Miller, Katelyn Sears, Emberly Miller, Miranda Sears, Christopher Potetz, Stella Draper, Noah Apodaca and Abraham Apodaca; two great-great-grandchildren, Brodi English and Ayla Armstead; and many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by a son, Christy Lee Brewer; parents, Ben and Irene Cox; grandson, Eric Brewer.

Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel