Wanda “Umpy” Daniels Cox, 84, of Manteo, died Saturday, March 21, 2015 in Nags Head. Born in Wanchese, she was the daughter of the late Paul Bailey Daniels and Dola Tillett Daniels and was the widow of William M. “Shot” Cox. She was a member of Mount Olivet United Methodist Church and a former member of the Order of Eastern Star and the Dare County Shrinettes.
Mrs. Cox is survived by a daughter, Crystal Cox and a son, Michael Cox both of Manteo. In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by two sisters, Brooks Stetson and Bertie Daniels and a brother, Orville “Timer” Daniels.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo with the Rev. Ken Davenport and the Rev. John Check officiating. Burial will be in Roanoke Island Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends and relatives at the funeral home on Monday from 6:00 to 7:30 PM.
Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo, NC is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.twifordfh.com.