Emma Cox

Unknown newspaper, Oct. 1945
Submitted by Mike McMullen 

Mrs. H. Lee Cox 64, at Life’s End; Rites Wednesday

Funeral services for Mrs. H. Lee Cox, lifelong resident of Stark county and the Duncan community, were held Wednesday afternoon, Oct 31, at 2:30 in the Kidd funeral home in with Rev. P. Henry Lotz, pastor of the Toulon Methodist church, in charge. Burial was in the Stringtown cemetery. Pallbearers were P. F. Chafee, Walter W. Gingrich, Elgin Mahle, Bernard Miller, Sherman Hill and Homer Graves.

Mrs. Cox passed away Monday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock in her home in Duncan, following an illness of short duration.

The daughter of Peter and Josephine Olson, Emma Matilda Olson was born Dec. 27, 1881, near Duncan. She attended rural schools and grew to young womanhood in that community.

She was united in marriage to H. Lee Cox on Dec. 12, 1912, in a ceremony performed in Peoria. Two daughters were born to this union, Vera, who preceded her mother in death, and Mrs. Josephine Bouton of Duncan. Her husband died October 10, 1942.

Mrs. Cox was a member of the Methodist church.

She is also survived by a brother, John S. Olson of Peoria, and a sister Mrs. Hilma Colwell of LaFayette.


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