Darlena Sue (Cox) Beers

August 23, 1947 ~ September 12, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old


Darlena Sue Cox - Beers, 76, of Cambria, passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2023, at Shawnee Senior Living Center in Herrin.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, September 15, 2023, at Lipe Cemetery in Makanda, with Pastor Janet Lindsay officiating.

Memorial contributions can be made to the family to help offset expenses.

Darlena was born August 23, 1947, in Grantsburg, Illinois, to Walter and Dorris (Nance) Cox. She married Marty Ray Beers on July 29, 2010, Sevierville, Tennessee.

She is survived by her loving husband, Marty Beers; son, Jared (Lisa) Cox; granddaughter, Hailee R. Cox; beloved dogs, Mickey, Scooter, and CoCo; plus many extended family.

Darlena was preceded in death by her parents; son, Jason Cox; and brothers, Jake Cox and Bobby Lee Klump.

She was a talented piano player, singer, and songwriter. Darlena sang with several area Gospels groups over the years.

Darlena was an avid Elvis Presley fan. She along with her husband, Marty, belonged to the Christian Motorcycle Association, and enjoyed going on rides.

Her greatest joy came from spending time with her family, especially her granddaughter, Hailee.


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Graveside Service
September 15, 2023

2:00 PM
Lipe Cemetery
Poplar Camp Road
Makanda, IL 62958


The Family


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