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  • Skyla Jean Cox


Skyla Jean Cox, 25, passed away on June 20, 2020, in Waco. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 24, at First Baptist Church, Mexia, with the Rev. Marcus Sheffield officiating. Interment will follow in the Mexia Cemetery.

Skyla was born April 26, 1995, in Mexia. She attended school in Coolidge. Skyla was very outgoing, always happy and had a very kind heart. She loved to cook, which she did very well as she was taught by another good cook, her mother. She enjoyed rap music and was always the life of the party. Skyla, also, had family and friends in Virginia, that she dearly loved and spent quite a bit of time visiting.

As the result of an auto accident, Skyla’ life ended at an early age. She will truly be missed by her loving family and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Herb Maddox; grandmother Barbara Cox; and uncles Stevie, Rodney, Gary and Kenneth Page and Charlie Cox.

Skyla is survived by her loving mother, Shonda Maddox; children Sophia Genesis Rivera, Elijah Zermarian, Arial Sky Peoples and Tyson Kai Womack; sister Christa Ochoa and husband Aaron; nieces Noraa and Harper Ochoa; stepsister Melissa Maddox; aunts Pam Guest, Lisa Smith, Angela Britton and Donna Cox; and numerous relatives who all loved her very much.

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