Pajan Elizabeth Cox-Wilhoit, 61, of Greeneville, passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at Greeneville Community Hospital East. \n \n \nPajan Elizabeth Cox-Wilhoit Is survived by her very beloved husband of 32 years, Victor Wilhoit; “Daddy” Max L. Cox; Stepmother, Janet Malone Cox; sister, Lisa V. Cox; niece/godchild, Elizabeth Shea Street and nephew/godchild, Max Street; an aunt, Geraldine Cox Miles of Knoxville, first cousins Pamela Miles Sherrod of Knoxville, Patricia Miles Shope of Seymour, Elaine Miles Reid of Nashville and Sandra Cox of Greeneville; best friend Joyce Purgason Lamb; and special friends Alfreda Bible Dixon and Ian Bible.\nMrs. Wilhoit was a graduate of West Greene High School, East Tennessee State University and University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Law. She served for 28 years as a Child Support Magistrate for the 3rd Judicial District for the State of Tennessee. Before her health began deteriorating, Mrs. Wilhoit served on the Boards of The Greeneville-Greene County Library and The Greeneville Exchange Club. She was an active supporter of the Greeneville-Greene County Humane Society, Rural Resources, The Lost State Writers’ Conference and the Washington National Cathedral in Washington DC. She and her husband Victor were founding members of the World War II Museum in New Orleans. Mrs. Wilhoit was a Christian, and a member of St. James Episcopal Church.\nHer family noted that in her younger years, she enjoyed traveling, cooking and entertaining with her husband; she also enjoyed gardening, painting, sketching, and singing. She enjoyed identifying wildflowers, embroidery, cross stitch and needle point, taught to her by her Grandmother. She lovingly designed and crafted her niece and nephew’s Halloween costumes each year and instilled in them a love of literature and reading. She remained an avid reader and joyful collector of World War II memorabilia.\nMrs. Wilhoit loved “all creatures, great and small” but especially those whom she and her husband had cared for over the years, after forming with them a pet and caregiver relationship based on trust. \nMrs. Wilhoit was preceded in death by her mother, Joann Elizabeth Cox, and her grandparents J.M. and Mina Elizabeth Baughard.\nServices will be held on Monday, October 14, at 2:00 pm at St. James Episcopal Church, with a reception following in the Parish Hall. Mrs. Wilhoit’s remains will be cremated.\nGrateful appreciation was expressed by the family to Michael Hartsell, MD, Mandeep Bakshi, MD and A.K. Sen, MD and the entire nursing staff of the Intensive Care Unit, 4th Floor, Ballad Community Hospital East, for their tireless devotion and care.\n \n \nTo send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of \nPajan Elizabeth Cox-Wilhoit, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.