Tony Anthony Cox Jr., 27, cook at deliServices for Tony...

September 19, 1998

Tony Anthony Cox Jr., 27, cook at deli

Services for Tony Anthony Cox Jr., a Baltimore native and former cook found strangled Sunday at his home, were held yesterday at New St. Mark Baptist Church.

Mr. Cox, 27, graduated from Douglass High School in 1988 and was a cook for Martin's West from 1990 to 1993. Recently, he had been a cook at a Northwest Baltimore deli.

He enjoyed reading and cooking, and was a member of the New St. Mark Baptist Church.

Police have made no arrests.

Survivors include his parents, Tony Cox and Magdalena Cox of Baltimore; a brother, Howard Ricky Cox of Baltimore; a sister, Cynthia Cox-Smith of Savannah, Ga.; and his maternal grandmother, Magnolia Geathers of Baltimore.

Devrin J. Ford, 18, Baltimore native

Services for Devrin J. Ford, a Baltimore native who enjoyed playing sports, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 1801 E. Preston St.

Mr. Ford, 18, of Southeast Baltimore drowned Tuesday in the pool of an Ocean City hotel where he worked during the summer.

Mr. Ford attended city schools and was studying for his General Educational Development diploma. He enjoyed all sports, especially basketball, and liked music and traveling.

He is survived by his parents, Samuel Ford and Veronica Ford, and two sisters, Tameka Boyd and Nalo Ford. All are of Baltimore.

Pub Date: 9/19/98

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