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Kylie Anne Cox

06/04/1993 - 12/07/2014
Service Date: 12/13/2014
Service Time: 11:00 AM
Service Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Valley View Stake Center, 2701 E. Lehi Road, Mesa, AZ

Kylie Anne Cox, our beloved daughter, sister, granddaughter, auntie, niece, cousin and friend went home to be with Heavenly Father on December 7th, 2014; a beautiful Sunday afternoon.  Kylie was born on June 4th, 1993 in Mesa, AZ. When she was just 4 years old Kylie began to suffer from seizures and as a result, would battle many hardships throughout her life. Though Kylie’s life was filled with physical adversity, her spirit remained strong and she became a shining example to all who would come to know her. Kylie’s life was filled with love and happiness and at just the tender age of 21, she touched more lives than most touch throughout their entire lifetime. Though Kylie loved to sing and dance, her favorite thing to do was to give heartfelt hugs to everyone she knew. We would often say that nobody has experienced a hug until they have had a Kylie hug. Kylie’s life, though short, was lived to the fullest and she has been the inspiration behind many miracles during the course of 21 years. To know Kylie was to love Kylie and perhaps the greatest miracle of all was the change that Kylie had upon our hearts. In life and in death, we remember her example and have become more loving and more forgiving, moving ever closer to becoming like our Savior Jesus Christ.  May we all remember her love, a love that can only be described as the pure love of Christ.

Kylie is preceded in death by her grandfathers DuWayne Cook, ElMyrrh Cox, and Jess Jensen and her grandmother Adele Jensen. Kylie is survived by her parents Vance and Sherry Cox, her sister Lanie Hall (Jon) and their three children Kendele, Lexie and Ryker, her brother Brett Cox (Megan), and her sister Courtney Cox.  She is also survived by her grandmother Leone Cook.

We would like to express our heartfelt love and appreciation to all of the wonderful nurses at the Scottsdale Osborn ICU who took care of Kylie during her final days. We would also like to express our sincere gratitude to Kylie’s neurologists Dr. Troester and Dr. Kerrigan for the many years of support they have given to Kylie and our family. Finally, we would like to say thank you to all of Kylie’s amazing friends and teachers who have supported her throughout her life. We love all of you and we will forever be grateful for the love you gave to our beautiful Kylie.

We would like to invite everyone to share with our family as we pay our respects to Kylie and celebrate her amazing life. For all those who would like to attend, viewing and funeral services for Kylie are as follows. Friday, December 12th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm there will be a viewing at Bunker’s Garden Chapel located at: 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ 85201 Saturday, December 13th from 9:30am to 10:45am there will be a viewing followed by 11:00am funeral services. Both will be held at the Hermosa Vista LDS Stake Center located at: 2701 East Lehi Rd. Mesa, AZ 85213 Following the funeral services, Kylie will be laid to rest at the Mountain View Cemetery located at: 7900 East Main St. Mesa, AZ 85207

Funeral arrangements have been made through Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ 85213. Telephone 480-696-6883



  • Russ & Cindy Leavitt

    Sherry & Vance, we can not begin to tell you how sorry we are for the loss of your beautiful daughter. We can only believe she will now be your Angel watching over you from a far better place than we are. We can see her and Carma catching up on lots of wonderful time, are prayers will be sent to all of you in hopes they will ease the pain as you say good bye. Love and prayers to all of you at this very difficult time.

  • My deepest heartfelt sympathy and love to you all in your time of sorrow….

  • Sherry and Vance. You know how much Kylie meant to us. To have her in our lives was purely a gift. She was a great friend to Madisyn and I loved her like she was my own. She was an amazing young woman. We love you all.

  • Ron and Cathy Lorts

    Vance, Sherry and Family. We offer our heartfelt condolence. We remember Kylie when she used to visit the dental office. She was always a bright spot in the day. She will always remain in our thoughts.

  • I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your beautiful daughter. As a mother I grieve with you. My heart goes out to you.

  • Dick and Kathy Romney

    We are so sorry to hear about your sweet Kylie. Her smile made everyone’s day better. Our thoughts
    and prayers are with you all.

  • Kimberly Rapuano

    Being a mother who also lost her child to Epilepsy; I feel your pain, I pray for you. The perseverance these children had was amazing, and yes, they touch peoples lives in such a way that others do not. May Kylie rest in peace and may god bring you peace in the days to come.

  • Peggy and Don Durrant

    Vance and Sherry,
    What a perfect angel is waiting for you all. We are so thankful you both had the blessing of raising and loving her in this life. What a great gift you have. She will be waiting for her “forever family.” Love you both.

  • Roger and Gloria Livingood

    Vance and Sherry,
    We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your daughter Kylie. We will have you in our prayers, and we are sure you will find peace and comfort from your families and church home. May God bless you and your family.

  • Norm and Wendy Maxfield

    I was just thinking about you and your family today and wanted to call and talk to you. So, as I was trying to find a number to call because the number I have was not in service, I ran into this obituary and my heart is aching for you. We love you so dearly and cherish our friendship with you and your beautiful family. May the Lord’s choicest blessings be with you to comfort and sustain you!!! Big hugs from all of us!

  • To Ms. Cox family, I’m very sorry for your loss. It’s my hope that you can draw comfort and strength from Jehovah God’s promises in the Bible at Revelation 21: 3, 4 and John 5: 28, 29 that there will soon be a time when there will be no more death, and we will see our dead loved ones again. Please accept my deepest condolences.

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