On September 16, 2007, MERCEDES BETTY LEE COX of Bel Air, MD. beloved wife of Richard Theodore Cox, Sr. Devoted mother of Richard T. Cox, Jr., John L. Cox and Anne-Marie C. Race. Also survived by six grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and two nieces. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in the Shrine of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Baltimore, MD, on Friday, September 21, 2007 at 9:30 A.M. Interment will be in Bel Air Memorial Gardens, Bel Air, MD. Friends may call at the family owned McComas Funeral Home, P.A., on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Those who desire may contribute tot he Leukemia & Lymphona Society, 11350 McCormick Road, Executive Plaza III, Suite 100, Hunt Valley, MD, 21031.