Horn Lake, MS –
Darla Jean “DJ” Wilcox, 53, was born October 18, 1963 in Pike County, OH and passed away June 12, 2017 at her home. She was a member of Life Fellowship Church in Southaven, enjoyed working in the yard, gardening, landscaping and loved watching shows about wild animals. DJ also enjoyed refinishing furniture and remodeling projects; she was quite talented. She was a loving wife and mother. Survivors include her husband of 21 years, Doug Wilcox of Horn Lake; one son, Joseph Tackett and his wife, Michelle of Gray Court, SC; two daughters, Kellie Wilcox and Kyra Wilcox, both of Horn Lake; mother, Mary Blankenship of Piketon, OH; two brothers, Joe Conley and his wife, Brenda of Chilocothe, OH and Rob Blankenship and his wife, Dee of Glover, SC; one grandchild, Dylan Tackett; cousin, Brenda Lykins and her husband, Glen; and her nieces and nephews, Joey Conley, Jessy Conley, Jacob Conley, Dylan Blankenship, and Shailey Blankenship. She was preceded in death by her father, Harry Dee Blankenship; brother, Durwin “Skosh” Blankenship; and cousin, Irvin Williams. Visitation will be Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 11 a.m. until the service begins at 1 p.m. at Twin Oaks Funeral Home in Southaven, MS. The family requests that any memorials be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.