Miyoko Cox
  • Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to
  • American Cancer Society
    5900 Core Road, Suite 504
    North Charleston, SC 29406

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“I am sorry to hear of the loss of your love one. May your family find comfort in drawing close to God at this most difficult time in your lives. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: - NC

“Eddie-I remember sharing stories about your parents back in 1981. You even showed me pictures of your mom and dad (such the handsome couple)! I...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Stephen Sisson - Baltimore, MD

“My condolences to the family,Comfort from famous words "I would wait all the time I had to serve till my relief came.Elizabeth ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Sending our deepest sympathy to the family. May you be comforted to cope and endure this difficult time. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: White - Charleston, SC

“Dear Eddie, I am sorry to hear your loss, my deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. Steve ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Steve Chan - Hong Kong

“Dearest Eddie & Bill, I am deeply saddened by your loss. It is always a difficult time but it will be a consolation to know she is at peace and in a...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Indra Suharjono - Singapore

“Jessica,So sorry to hear of your dear grandmother's passing. Our prayers are with you and your family as God heals your grieving hearts. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: John and Heather Weed - SC

“A person that passes from this earth never truly leaves. Your mother will continue to live in your hearts and minds, in the manners she taught you,...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Sue Teschner

“I am so sorry to hear of the death of Miyoko. May God wrap his arms around you and give you comfort at this difficult time. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Narda Platt Marvin - NC

“I remember Miyoko, my mother's friend when we both lived in Hanahan, SC back in the 60's when I was a child. She would visit with Eddie and we...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Marian Muszynski Hall - N CHAS, SC

“I am so glad Hannah and I got to have lunch with Miyoko, Bill, and Ellen this past summer. I also remember as a child visiting Tubby and Miyoko with...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Stan and Kay Hales - Galloway, NJ

“I remember meeting her as a young boy ,I thought she was so pretty always treated us so special . As I got older and moved away was gone for many...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Wade Cox - Walterboro, SC

“I'm glad I got to re-connect with Miyoko the last couple years. Her courage will always be an inspiration to me. Miyoko, Thanks for sharing your life...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Robert Platt


Miyoko Cox of Yonges Island, SC, widow of James Allen Cox died November 20, 2014. The family will receive friends Monday, November 24, 2014 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Her graveside service will be held Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in Christ-St. Paul's Cemetery, 5034 Chapel Road, Yonges Island, SC 29449.

Mrs. Cox was born November 22, 1935 in Osaka, Japan and she was the daughter of the late Yasutaro Tabata and Tatsu Kayanoki. She married the late James Allen Cox of Yonges Island, SC, on August 21, 1957 in Tokyo, while he was stationed in Japan with the United States Army, prior to immigrating to the United States in 1958. She became a naturalized citizen of the United States on May 19, 1961 and was a devoted wife and mother. She was an avid lover of animals and also enjoyed gardening.

Mrs. Cox is survived by her two sons William Andrew Cox (Ellen Jean) of Yonges Island and Columbus Edward Cox of Tokyo, Japan, her grandchildren Jessica Marie Cox and James Christopher Cox, both of Charleston, and her two beloved dogs Sandy and Hana. Mrs. Cox grew up in Osaka, Japan and maintained strong ties with her family in Japan even after immigrating to the United States. She is survived by her brother Minoru Tabata, and sisters Toshiko Yamashita, Yoshie Omura, Harue Mori, Hisae Tabata and Chisako Tabata; she was predeceased by her brothers Masayoshi Tabata, Hiroyoshi Tabata, and sister Kazue Kayanoki.

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5900 Core Road, Suite 504, North Charleston, SC 29406.