Cody D. Cox, 22, passed away December 4, 2013, at UT Medical Center in Knoxville, following a courageous battle with Cystic Fibrosis.

Born December 30, 1990, he was preceded in death by his grandfather, Ricky (Buster) Overton and great-grandmother, Mabel Smithers.

He was of the Baptist Faith.

He is survived by his parents: Rhonda and Toby Bates, and Kelly Cox; sister, Brooke Bates; special nan, Katheryn Overton; special aunt, Staci Davidson; special cousin, Brooklyn Hutson, and many other relatives.

Funeral service was conducted December 6, in the chapel of Four Oaks Funeral Home of Huntsville with Bro. Sam Henry officiating. Music was provided by the Henry Family Singers. Graveside service was conducted December 7, at Black Creek Crossroads Cemetery.

Four Oaks Funeral Home of Huntsville had charge of arrangements.