Lena Ruth Fulmore Cox was born February 4,1946 to the late Authur Fulmore Sr. and Louise Jones Fulmore in Robeson County.
Lena attended Rosenwald High School in Fairmont,NC and then she moved to New York City with her family.
Lena went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 11, 2021 at UNC Health Southeastern in Lumberton, NC. She was always young at heart and lived a happy and cheerful life. She kept everyone on their toes and kept everyone laughing at her sense of humor.
Lena confessed Christ as her Savior at an early age. Lena married John Samuel Cox II on December 31st 1967 at her parents home in Brooklyn, New York and Elder Curtis Bryant officiated the wedding.
Lena was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Pauline Fulmore, Mary Wilson; two brothers, James Lee Fulmore and Paul Fulmore.
Although she will be out of our sight physically, Lena’s memory will always remain in the hearts of those who loved her most; her husband, John Samuel Cox II of Brooklyn, NY; two sons, John Cox III of Bronx, NY, Robert Cox of Brooklyn, NY; one daughter, Rochell Fulmore of Lumberton, NC; four sisters, Mary Ann Chatman, Shirley Jones, Emma Smith all of Lumberton, NC, Brenda Fulmore of Winston-Salem, NC; four brothers, Authur (Gloria) Fulmore of Queens, NY, Luther Fulmore of Lumberton, NC, Charles Fulmore of Charlotte, NC, and Preston Fulmore of Brooklyn, NY; 8 grandchildren; Challen Fulmore of Greensboro, NC, Chancelor Fulmore of Lumberton, NC, ShaQuieena Walters of Bronx, NY, Yazzmen, DeShawn, Shawney, Isaiah all of Brooklyn, NY, Shyteria Brown of Wilmington, NC; one God-Daughter, Keesha Jones of Lumberton, NC and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and other relatives and friends.
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