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DORIS JEAN BURGESS-COX, 72, resided in Madison, W.Va., joined the Lord on February 6, 2021. She was brought into the world by her father, Jesse Monroe Burgess, and mother, Mary Marie Blair-Burgess, on November 22, 1948, in Logan, W.Va. She lived a purposeful and fulfilling life with her family by her side. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her little sister, Lois Marie Burgess. Doris is survived by her husband, Paul David Cox of Madison, W.Va.; brother, Edgar Lee Burgess of Madison, W.Va.; daughter, Edith Marie Miller of Madison, W.Va.; son, Michael “Mike” Dean Fitzpatrick of Barberton, Ohio; grandchildren, Haylee Marie Miller, Philip Lee Fitzpatrick and Brandon Dean Fitzpatrick; and great-grandchildren, Raegan Fitzpatrick and Jayden Walters. Doris was known to all as being a kind-hearted, thoughtful and wise woman. Although being a nursing assistant and a coal miner were her careers, Doris’ main passion was her family. She also enjoyed partaking in yard sales, camping, fishing, travel and arts and crafts. Her family conveys their sincerest appreciation to the hospital care workers, friends and other kind individuals who have reached out to send their condolences. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 10, at Handley Funeral Home in Danville, W.Va., with the Rev. Ray Barker officiating. Her final resting place is Family Memorial Gardens in Madison, W.Va. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. until service time. Condolences can be sent to Handley Funeral Home, Inc., 439 Phipps Avenue, Danville, WV 25053 or Paul David Cox, 120 Rainbow Circle, Madison, WV 25130.

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