Geraldine Roberson “Geri” Cox, 93, of Patterson, passed away Wednesday morning, April 22, 2020, at Harborview – Pierce County.

Born in Patterson, December 3, 1926, she had lived in Pierce County all of her life.  She was a 1945 graduate of Patterson High School. She had worked in accounting for the former Rubin Brothers Footware, Inc. for over 40 years prior to working in accounting at Julie Hat where she had worked until they closed. She enjoyed working in her yards planting/tending to her flowers and growing a garden and if you have ridden by her home you could see the fruits of her labor for her yard was truly beautiful. She had also enjoyed doing ceramics, baking cakes, and cooking. She was a member of Laura Chapel Baptist Church.

She was a daughter of the late Andrew Jackson “A.J.” and Dorinda Dowling Roberson.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, David Cox; a great-granddaughter, Taryn Elizabeth Cox; all three of her sisters, Lona Bell Oswald, Eula Peeler and Melvina Pittman; and three brothers, Grady Roberson, Kenny Roberson and Gordon Roberson.

Survivors include two sons, Larry (Marie) Cox, Salem, AL and Donnie Cox (Aline Leggett), Patterson; a brother, William Roberson, Atlanta; two grandchildren, Michael (Leslie) Cox and Chris (Karen) Cox; three great-grandchildren, Tyler Cox, Nathan Cox and Ayden Cox and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Due to COVID-19, the family will have a private graveside Friday, April 24.

Interment will be in the Laura Chapel Cemetery.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at

Pearson-Dial Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

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