Zenda Gail Cox Carmody, 59, of Bristol, Tenn., passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. She was born in Detroit, Mich., on November 12, 1959, a daughter of the late Dana and Mary Byington Cox. She was a devoted member of First Freewill Baptist Church, Bristol, Va. She enjoyed working with the children in vacation bible school and going to basketball games at King University. She received an honorary degree from Central High School in 2014. Zenda is survived by her husband of 34 years, Jerrell Edward "Marty" Carmody; siblings, Kristi Wallen and husband, Greg, Carroll Cox, David Cox and wife, Allison, Michael Cox and wife, Crystal, Judy Kibler and husband, Charlie, Janet Cox and friend, Dean Shelton, Patty Gardner and husband, Rick, Rickey Cox and wife, Crystal, and Deborah Uemura and husband, Tee; and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2019, at Blevins Funeral & Cremation Services, in Bristol, Va. The funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, June 14, 2019, at the funeral home with Pastor David Mizelle officiating. The committal service and interment will follow the funeral at Mountain View Cemetery, in Bristol, Va. Pallbearers will be family and friends. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to Blevins Funeral & Cremation Services, 417 Lee St., Bristol, VA 24201, or to First Freewill Baptist Church, 1641 Euclid Ave., Bristol, VA 24201. Condolences for the family may be sent and viewed by visiting www.BlevinsCares.com. Mrs. Carmody and her family are in the care of Blevins Funeral & Cremation Services.(276) 669-6141.

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