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Annie "Ann" Lee Summerlin Cox Pridgen

August 5, 1932 ~ January 9, 2024 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Annie "Ann" Cox Pridgen Obituary

Farmville………………………….Ms. Annie “Ann” Lee Summerlin Cox Pridgen, age 91, graduated peacefully to her heavenly home Tuesday morning, January 9th, surrounded by her family.

She was born in Edgecombe County to the late Hugh Preston Summerlin and the late Emma Neal Summerlin on August 5,1932. 

Funeral services will be held Friday, January 12th at 11:30 am at the Farmville Funeral Home. A visitation will be held prior to the service from 10:00 am to 11:30 am.

Ms. Pridgen was preceded in death by her first husband, Simon Woodrow Cox (1961) and second husband, William Wayne Pridgen (2003); sons, Jimmy L. Cox and Preston Wayne Cox; grandsons, William Wayne Cox, Jeremy Cox, Micheal Cox; sister, Patsy Stocks; brothers, Preston Summerlin and Sam Summerlin, Sr., step-son, Franklin Pridgen; and step-mother, Virginia Summerlin Coggins

Her memories will be cherished by those she leaves behind; sons, Simon Cox (Vicky) of Hookerton; Reggie Cox of Farmville; daughters, Sharon Hudson (Gary) of Grimesland; Sheila Daniels (Bobby) of Fountain; LouAnne Baker of Winterville (Derrick Boyd); step-children, Ronnie Pridgen (Claudia) of Hookerton, Lendy Pridgen of Cary, Raye Hedden (Jerry) of Shelby; sisters, Shirley Banks of Reelsboro, Louise Williams of Jacksonville and Connie Lloyd of Greenville; grandchildren, Chris Cox, Byron Cox (Mindy), Diana Coggin (Roy), Jessica Yelverton (Wyatt), Connie Cikosh, Stephen Cox, Jimmy Cox Jr., Jennifer Cox, Benji Cox, Jacob Baker, Sam Baker, along with 10 great-grandchildren.

Ms. Anne worked many years in retail with Piggly Wiggly and Maxway in Farmville before retiring.  She was a member of Marlboro Original Free Will Baptist Church for more than 70 years. Before her declining health she enjoyed working in her flowers, helping others and doing phone ministry to the shut-ins of her church.  She was a dedicated mother that loved her family unconditionally and she will be forever missed by all.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Shriner's Children's Hospital (donate.lovetotherescue.org) or ECU Health Service League of Greenville Inpatient Hospice, c/o Vidant Health Foundation, 690 Medical Drive, Greenville, NC 27834.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the ECU Health Medical Center S226 medical staff and the special team at Inpatient Hospice House that took care of our mother.


Online condolences may be made at www.farmvillefh.com.

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