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Debra Sue Cox

June 15, 1960 - July 24, 2019

Debra S. Cox, of Bridgeport, OH, passed away on July 24, 2019, at home. She was preceded in death by her mother, Eunice Mae Lasch, and father, Bernard Gray.

Debra was a C.N.A. for many years, and enjoyed gardening, nature and spending time with family. She is survived by three children, April (Billy) Abate of Bridgeport, OH, Scott (Jenny) Cox of Washington, PA, and Chris (Aubrey) Cox of West Alexander, PA.; seven grandchildren, Trent, Alexa, Marah, Charlie, Malea, Joan and Liam whom she loved very much. She is also survived by brothers, Jerry Abate and Joseph (Terry) Abate, both of Benwood, WV; sister, Carolyn Mahan of Bridgeport, OH; and several nieces and nephews, who Debra also loved dearly.

Debra was a daughter, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, who will be deeply missed and always loved.

There will be no visitation. Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by Altmeyer Funeral Home, Wheeling. Online condolences may be offered to the family at

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