Lois Earlene (Bassett) Cox, age 90, died Friday, Nov. 22. Mrs. Cox was born Jan. 7, 1923, in Granite to Earl and Evelyn (Caddell) Bassett. After her time at Central State University in Edmond, she married Charles Edward Cox and together they owned and operated several businesses throughout the metro Oklahoma City area, most notably The Hub and Sooner Superette across from OU’s stadium in Norman. She was a member of the Mustang Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Lois was an artist, from oil paintings to ceramic dolls and crewel. One of her favorite things was being outdoors and enjoying nature. Family was everything to her, she was the anchor of love and support to them.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie; parents; brothers, Bob and Harold Bassett; and sisters, Melba Fuller and Marilyn Haynes.
Earlene is survived by her son, Jim Cox and wife, Teri, and her daughter, Charlene Thompson, and husband Buddy, all of Mustang; also by her granddaughter, Angela, and great-granddaughters, Elizabeth and Catherine.
Services were held Nov. 27 at McNeil’s Mustang Funeral Service with private family interment at Sunnylane Cemetery in Del City.
Online condolences may be made to www.mcneilsmustangfs.com.