Residents of Ouachita County have set up several points of charity for the family of a deputy who lost his life in a fatal car accident on Saturday.
According the Ouachita County Sheriff's Office Facebook, "On September 17, Ouachita County Sheriff's Office Unit #14 Deputy Parker Cox was traveling off duty when he was involved in a fatal vehicle accident. Deputy Cox started with the Sheriff's office in 2016 as a jailer. He later picked up several roles in our community as a Stephens police officer, School resource officer, and patrol deputy. He is survived by his wife and their four children. He was a loved deputy and person in our community and his family. Ouachita County Sheriff's Office is requesting any donations to support his family in this tragic time. Cash donations can also be dropped off at the Sheriffs Office."
In addition, a donation box has been set up at Stephens First Baptist Church to place donations in on Wednesdays and Sundays during church hours. Donations can be to Stephens City Hall.
Items that may be needed:
-paper plates/cups/plastic cutlery
-cases of water
-Snacks (granola bars, cheese balls, string cheese, easy & kid friendly snacks, dairy free snacks )
-Diapers(size 3 & up for baby Dean/ 2t pullups or Size 6 diapers for Alice)
-Baby wipes & disinfectant wipes -trash bags (bathroom size & 13 gal.)
-GIFT CARDS that can be left with Monica @ the Church OR Misty @ Stephens Water Dept/City Hall
A GoFundMe account has been set up at https://www.gofundme.com/f/expenses-for-deputy-parker-cox?member=22109655&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet&utm_medium=copy_link_all&utm_source=customer