September 21, 1925 – February 28, 2019
Yuvon Bellmon Cox (Bon Bon), age 93 of Alabaster, passed away on February 28, 2019. She was an only child born to Orpha Crane and Charles Bellmon in Red Rock, OK. At the death of her mother, she moved to Somerville, TX, in 1929 to make her home with her aunt and uncle, Carrie and Earnest Moore. She attended Somerville schools, graduating in 1942. She attended Blinn College, Texas State College for Women and Birmingham Southern College.
Yuvon married her high school sweetheart, Graham Cox, in 1943 and six children were born to this union, Michael Cox, Jacquelyn Karabasz, Jeannine (Joe) Ball, Becky Howard, Marc Cox and Kenneth (Wanda) Cox.
After 26 years of living alone, she married William E. (Bill) Hodge, Jr., a life-long friend. They were together 8 years before his death in 2008. This added 3 step-children to her family, Billy (Betty Ruth) Hodge, Betty (Robert) Lopez and Travis (Amelia) Hodge. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, Michael Jr., Shelly, Ashley, Stacey, Whitney, Jerry, Aimee, Matthew, Ross, Allison Drew and Melinda. Step-grandchildren, Kevin, Tiffany, Alicia, Courtney and Travis, Jr. She was proud to claim 34 great-grandchildren and 5 step great- grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Anna’s Fund. Anna’s Gift Fund @ givecarolinas.org (Select “Donate now”, select “Infants and Children”, the Direct my gift to: “Anna’s Gift Fund”). A memorial service will be held at Charter Funeral Home at 2521 Hwy 31 Calera, Al. 35040, April 6, 2019 from 2 – 4 p.m. Yuvon will be laid to rest in Oaklawn Cemetery in Somerville, TX to await the resurrection.