Shelby  County  Indiana
Obituaries

Cox


The  Herald-Times
Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana
Friday, January 16, 2004
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Marjorie R Christy Cox, 82
Dec. 14, 1921 - Jan. 14, 2004
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          LINTON -- Marjorie R. (Christy) Cox,  82, of Linton, died Wednesday at the Lyons Nursing Home.  She had worked as a cleaning lady at Allens Motel and was employed by the Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center during World War II.
          Survivors include one son,  Edward Cox  of Louisville, Ky.; four daughters,  Myrna Hahn  of Westfield, Ill.,  Carolyn Cox  of Linton,  Phyllis Flynn  of Tampa, Fla., and  Peggy Bender  of Orlando, Fla.; one brother,  Burl Christy  of Dugger; and one sister,  Virginia Rankin  of Dugger.
          Services will be 6 p.m. today at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton.  Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery.  Friends may call from 4 p.m. until services today at the funeral home.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming and  Betty Kitchen


The  Shelbyville  News
Nov. 23, 2002
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Viola M. Cox, 65, of Campbellsville, Ky., former Shelbyville resident, died Friday, Nov. 22, 2002, at Norton Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
Born March 24, 1937, in Shelbyville, d/o  Leonard and Flora (Baker) Featherstone.  On Nov. 18, 1950, she married  Earl Cox  and he survives in Campbellsville, Ky.
Other survivors include three sons, Earl Ronald Cox  and  Delmar Wayne Cox, both of Campbellsville, Ky., and  Michael Paul Cox  of Indianapolis; two daughters, Denise Hogan  of Shelbyville and  Vickie L. Scott  of Campbellsville, Ky.; one sister, Ellen Prather  of Shelbyville; 9 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by one brother and four sisters.
Formerly had lived in Orlando, Fla., for 25 years.  She lived in Shelbyville until 1956.
Employed at the Florida Manor in Orlando as a physical therapist assistant from 1974 until her retirement in 1991.
Carmony-Ewing Funeral Homes, 232 W. Broadway St.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


Obituary
about 20 Dec 2001
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          Thomas Jack Cox,  60, of Linton, passed away at 9:25 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2001 at the Greene County General Hospital in Linton.  Born Jan. 3, 1941 in Linton, he was the son of  Thomas R. and  Anna Levina (Miller) Cox.  He previously worked at Blue Flame and Freeman Greene County Hospital, both in Linton.
          Survivors include, one daughter,  Kathy Ann Drogich  of Linton; son-in-law,  Bill Drogich  of Linton; one granddaughter,  Kayla Drogich  of Linton; one brother,  Lawrence Cox  of Linton; one sister,  Betty Louise Hixon  of Bloomfield and best friend,  Charlotte Phillips  of Linton.  He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother,  Larry Cox;  one sister,  Shelby Stevenson.
          Funeral services will be held at the Welch & Cornett Linton Chapel at 11 a.m., Friday, with the Rev. Joe Lucas officiating.  Burial will follow at the Fairview Cemetery in Linton.
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Betty's note:  As posted on findagrave.com by Susan (Haldeman) Fowler
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming and  Betty Kitchen


The  Herald-Times
Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana
Wednesday, December 19, 2001
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Thomas Jack Cox, 60 Jan. 3, 1941 — Dec. 18, 2001
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          LINTON — Thomas Jack Cox,  60, of Linton, died Tuesday at Greene County General Hospital in Linton.  He had worked at Blue Flame and Freeman Greene County Hospital, both in Linton.
          Survivors include one daughter,  Kathy Ann Drogich  of Linton; one brother,  Lawrence Cox  of Linton; and one sister,  Betty Louise Hixon  of Bloomfield.
          Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery in Linton.  Friends may call 5-9 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. until services Friday at the funeral home.
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Betty's note:  Below is a more complete obituary, but the name of the newspaper and the date are missing.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming and  Betty Kitchen


The  Shelbyville  News
May 25, 2000
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Claude L. Cox, 93, French Lick, relatives in Shelby County, died Sunday in Paoli.
Born in Orange County on Sept. 20, 1906, s/o Oscar and  Julie (Milburn) Cox.
Married  Nadine (Evans) Cox.
Consulting engineer for International Harvester Export Co.
Member of the Cane Creek Church.
Survivors:  wife;  three sons, David L. Cox, Bloomington, and  Evan Cox and  Claude L. Cox II, both of French Lick;  one brother, Harold Cox  of Waldron; one half-brother, Calvin Cox  of Bedford; three half-sisters, Lillian Collins Moore, Ruth Wilson  and  Mildred Nicholson; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Cane Creek Church with the Rev. Bob Perkins and the Rev. Charles Crews officiating.
Burial:  Cane Creek Cemetery.
Brosmer-Drabing Funeral Home.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Bloomington  Herald-Times
Monroe County, Indiana
July 12, 1995
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          LINTON -- Floyd J. "Archie" Cox,  39, of Linton, died Monday in an auto accident in Greene County.  Born June 11, 1956, in Sullivan, he was the son of  Curtis and  Irma (Cunningham) Cox.  He was a carpet cleaner and mechanic for Jack O'Haver's and had worked for the Milwaukee Railroad for 10 years.  He was a member of the Linton Bass Club.
          Survivors include his mother of Linton; one brother,  Danny Cox of Linton; one sister,  Carolyn Floradis  of Linton; two stepsisters,  Terry Robinson  of Phoenix, Ariz., and  Vicki Robinson  of Sacramento, Calif.; three nieces and one grand-nephew.  He was preceded in death by his father; his stepfather,  John A. Cox;  and his grandparents,  Floyd and  Myrtle Cox,  and  James and  Vinona Cunningham.
          Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton.  Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery.  Friends may call 4-9 p.m. today and one hour prior to services Thursday at the funeral home.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming and  Betty Kitchen


The  Indianapolis  Star
Marion County, Indiana
Friday, 14 Dec 1990
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          John H. Cox,  46, Linton, formerly of Indianapolis, died Thursday.  Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Anderson-Poindexter Funeral Home, Linton, with calling from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. today.  He had been a salesman for Colonial Baking Co. Inc. and Prudential Insurance Co.  Survivors:  wife,  Lois Oliver Cox;  sons,  Richard Alan and  Jon F. Cox;  daughter,  Cheri Dawn Stickels;  stepson,  Leif Shidler;  stepdaughter,  Leah Bauer  and  Lana Shidler;  mother,  Ruth Cox;  brothers,  Frank and  Charlie Cox;  sister,  Sharon Titus.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming and  Betty Kitchen


The  Shelbyville  News
December 23, 1989
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ROBERT  ARNOLD  COX
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          Robert Arnold Cox,  75, died Thursday at Community East Hospital, Indianapolis.  Born May 6, 1914, in New Castle, he was a son of  Ralph Austin and  Olive May (Kurr) Cox.
          Mr. Cox, a World War II U.S. Navy veteran, was an announcer, broadcaster, producer and recorder at WFMS radio station.
          Survivors include sons,  Edward Cox  and  David Cox;  a daughter,  Susan Pressler;  and a stepson,  Steve Turner.
          Services will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Shirley Brothers Irving Hill Funeral Home.  Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.  Burial will be at South Mound Cemetery, New Castle.  Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of choice.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Bloomington  Herald-Times
Monroe County, Indiana
December 7, 1989
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          LINTON -- John A. Cox,  67, of Linton, died Tuesday at Greene County General Hospital.  Born Aug. 26, 1922, in Greene County, he was the son of  Floyd J. and  Myrtle (Flake) Cox.  He retired in 1976 from the Milwaukee Railroad as a foreman and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.  He was a member of Frank Courtney American Legion Post No. 22, in which he was a life member.  He also belonged to Veterans of Foreign Wars in Linton and Brotherhood of Maintenance Away.
          Survivors include his wife,  Irma J. (Cunningham) Cox*;  three daughters,  Carolyn Floradis*  of Linton,  Terry Robinson  of Phoenix, Ariz.; and  Vicki Cox of Sacramento, Calif.; two sons,  Floyd J. Cox*  and  Danny Cox*,  both of Linton; three sisters,  Thelma Henico,  Helen Workman  and  Wilma Dove,  all of Linton, and four grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.
          Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton.  Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Linton.  Military graveside rites will be conducted by Frank Courtney American Legion Post No. 22.  Friends may call 3-9 p.m. today and prior to services Friday at the funeral Home.
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Notes:  *John’s wife, Irma J. Cunningham, was previously married to John’s brother  Curtis  who died in 1962.  I believe the children with * behind their names are Curtis’ children who were later raised by John and Irma.  Carolyn Floradis, the child mentioned above, died in 2012, and her obituary says:  “Carolyn is survived by her mother, Irma (Cunningham) Cox of Linton, IN . . . brother: Danny 'Buster' Cox . . . also two step-sisters: Terri and Vicki Robinson.  “Carolyn was preceded in death by her father, Curtis Cox; step-father, John Cox; brother, Floyd (Archie) Cox . . . .”
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming and  Betty Kitchen


The  Bloomington  Herald-Telephone
Monroe County, Indiana
September 18, 1984
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          LINTON -- Myrtle E. Cox,  89, of Linton, died Monday at Greene County General Hospital.  She was born June 12, 1904, in eastern Greene County.
          Survivors include one son,  John A. Cox  of Linton; three daughters,  Thelma Henico,  Helen Workman and  Wilma Dove,  all of Linton; 15 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren and five great great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband,  Floyd J. Cox,  in 1974; two sons and nine brothers and sisters.
          Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton with the Rev. Carl Hudson officiating.  Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Linton.  Friends may call 4-9 p.m. today and 9:30 a.m. until the hour of service Wednesday at the memory chapel.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming and  Betty Kitchen


The  Bloomington  Herald-Telephone
Monroe County, Indiana
October 1, 1981
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          LINTON -- Malcolm R. Cox,  60, of Linton, died Tuesday at this residence.  Born Jan. 9, 1921, in Greene County, he was the son of  John T. and  Lillie (Lucas) Cox.  He was a retired radio and TV repairman and a Navy veteran of World War II.  He was a member of the Linton Masonic Lodge, Frank Courtney American Legion Post 22 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7118.
          Survivors include his wife  Marjorie Ruth (Christy) Cox;  five daughters,  Phyllis Miller  of Clearwater, Fla.,  Peggy Campbell  of Indianapolis,  Myrna White,  Danville, Ill.,  Linda Cox  of Muncie and  Carolin Kendall  of Linton; two sons,  Monty Cox  of Linton and  Ed Cox  of Vincennes, two sisters,  Agnes Hash  of Bloomfield and  Irene Hensley  of Brownsburg; a brother,  Orville Cox  of Fayetteville, N.C.; seven grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by a son and several brothers and sisters.
          Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton with Rev. Louis Yendrek officiating.  Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Friends may call until 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming and  Betty Kitchen


The  Bloomington  Herald-Telephone
Monroe County, Indiana
January 27, 1980
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          LINTON -- Thomas Cox,  64, D. street Northwest, died at 8:15 a..m. Friday at his residence.  Born Feb 4, 1915, in Marco, Ind., he was the son of  John and  Lillie Cox.  He was a member of the Operating Engineers Local No. 841, the Moose and Eagles lodges, the Linton Masonic Lodge and the Scottish Rite of Terre Haute.
          Surviving are his wife,  Dorotha Cox,  Patoka, Ind.; two sons,  Lawrence and Jack,  both of Linton; two daughters,  Shelby Stevenson  of Linton and  Betty Hixon  of Bloomfield; two brothers,  Malcolm  of Linton and  Orval  of North Carolina; two sisters,  Agnes Hash  of Bloomfield and  Irene Hensley  of Brownsburg; four step-children and eight grandchildren.  He was preceded in death bv his first wife,  Anna,  who died Jan. 29,1959.
          Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at the Welch & Cornett Linton Chapel with Rev. Glenn Kaetzel officiating.  Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.  Friends may call at the chapel after 2 p.m. today.  Masonic Lodge rites will be given at 7 o'clock tonight at Welch & Cornett Linton Chapel.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming and  Betty Kitchen


The  Linton  Daily  Citizen
Greene County, Indiana
Monday, 4 Feb 1974
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          Floyd Jesse Cox,  69, Linton, died at 5:55 a.m. Sunday at St. Anthony Hospital at Terre Haute.  Cox was born in Scotland, Ind., July 5, 1904, the son of  John and  Lillie Lucas Cox.  He was a retired employe of the Milwaukee Railroad and was a member of local L916, AFL and CIO Brotherhood of maintenance and ways.
          Survivors include the widow,  Mrs. Myrtle Ethel Flake Cox,  to whom he was married Feb. 20, 1922; a son  John Cox,  Linton; three daughters,  Mrs. Thelma Henico  and  Mrs. Thelma* Dove,  Linton, and  Mrs. Helen Workman,  Lyons; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; four brothers,  Alfred,  Indianapolis,  Thomas and  Malcolm,  Linton, and  Orval,  Fort Bragg, N.C., and two sisters,  Mrs. Agnes Hash,  Bloomfield, and  Mrs. Irene Hensley,  Brownsburg.  Two sons, four brothers and a sister preceded him in death.
          Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Anderson - Poindexter Memory Chapel with Rev. Floyd Smith officiating.  Friends may call at the family residence, 789 Second St., southwest after 4 p.m. today until noon Wednesday when it will be returned to the Memory Chapel for services.  Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.
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*Betty's Note:  Two daughters were not named "Thelma." This should be  "Wilma Jean"  who married  Walter W. Dove.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming and  Betty Kitchen


The  Linton  Daily  Citizen
Greene County, Indiana
Wednesday, 15 Nov 1972
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          Funeral services for  Frank Cox,  56, of Linton, who died unexpectedly at 9:35 a.m. Tuesday, have been set for 2 p.m. Friday at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton with Rev. Kenneth Adams officiating.  Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Memory Chapel after 7 p.m. today.  The name of the brother,  Malcolm,  was incorrectly listed as Michael.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming and  Betty Kitchen


The  Linton  Daily  Citizen
Greene County, Indiana
Tuesday, 14 Nov 1972
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          Frank Cox,  56, Linton, died unexpectedly of an apparent heart attack at 9:30 a.m. today at the Freeman-Greene County Hospital.  Cox, a railroad foreman for the Peabody Coal Co., at the Dugger mine, became ill at work this morning and was brought to the hospital where he died shortly after being admitted.  Cox was born at Marco May 10, 1916, the son of  John Thomas and  Lillie Bille Lucas Cox.  He was a member and Past Master of the Linton Lodge No. 560 F. and A.M., and the Linton Moose and Eagles lodges.  He had lived in Linton most of his life, moving here from Marco.
          Survivors include the widow,  Ruth D. Barnard Cox,  to whom he was married Dec. 24, 1936; three sons,  Frankie,  Linton,  Charles,  Kokomo, and  John H.  of Indianapolis; a daughter,  Mrs. Sharon McIntyre,  Bloomington; nine grandchildren; five brothers,  Floyd,  Tom and  Michael [sic--Malcolm]*,  all of Linton;  Alfred,  Indianapolis, and  Orville,  Fort Bragg, N.C., and two sisters,  Mrs. Agnes Hash  of Bloomfield, and  Mrs. Irene Hensley,  Brownsburg.  Three brothers and one sister preceded him in death.
          The body was brought to the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel where arrangements for services are pending.
Betty's note:  Below is the funeral announcement.  In it the name of the brother listed as Michael in this article is corrected:  "The name of the brother, Malcolm, was incorrectly listed as Michael."]
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming and  Betty Kitchen


The  Shelbyville  News
Thursday, July 29, 1965
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MELVIN  COX
DIES  AT  HOME
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Rites Saturday For
Greensburg Man, 73
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          Melvin F. Cox,  73, Greensburg, died Wednesday at his home at 3:35 p.m.  He had been in failing health for seven months and seriously ill since Monday.  Mr. Cox was born Jan. 28, 1892 in Lee County, Ky., the son of  Ambrose J. and  Emma Connor Cox.  He was married to  Lucinda Kouch  on July 9, 1912, in Rushville.  He moved to Greensburg from Perry County, Ky., in 1931.  He was a former employ of American Central Co. at Connersville; retired nine years.  Mr. Cox was a member of the Fourth Street Church of God in Greensburg.
          Surviving are his widow; four daughters,  Mrs. Joseph Grote,  Mrs. Harold Woodard  and  Mrs. Raymond Thomerson,  all of Greensburg, and  Mrs. Clarence Musser  of Connersville; four sons,  Harold E. and  Willard E. Cox  of Milroy, and  Melvin Cox  of Santa Anna, Calif., 26 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
          Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the J. H. Porter and Sons Funeral Home in Greensburg, Rev. W. E. Foster of Shelbyville and O. M. Rayborn of Greensburg will officiate.  Burial will be in South Park Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home after 2:00 p.m. Friday.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming and  Betty Kitchen


The  Linton  Daily  Citizen
Greene County, Indiana
Thursday, 8 Feb 1962
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Curtis Cox, Linton,
Dies in Hospital
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          Curtis Cox,  28 years old, of Linton route one, died at 4:40 o'clock this morning at the Freeman-Greene county hospital, following a four-month illness.  Mr. Cox had been employed as a construction worker. He was a lifelong resident of this community.  He was born on Oct. 11, 1933, and was the son of Floyd and Myrtle Flake Cox.
          He is survived by the widow,  Mrs. Irma Cunningham Cox;  one daughter,  Carolyn Cox,  at home; two sons  Danny Ray and  Floyd J. Cox,  both at home; the parents,  Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Cox  of Linton; a brother,  John Cox  of Linton route one and three sisters,  Mrs. Thelma Henico  and  Mrs. Wilma Dove,  both of Linton and  Mrs. Helen Workman  of Lyons.  A brother,  "Pete" Cox,  died in 1946.
          The body of the deceased was taken to the Newkirk Funeral home at Dugger and is to be returned to the home of the father,  Floyd Cox,  789 Second street southwest, where friends may call after 6:00 o'clock this evening.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 Saturday afternoon at the Linton Evangelical United Brethren church, with Rev. Harold Scott officiating, and burial will be made in Fairview cemetery.  The body will be taken to the church a half - hour before the services.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming and  Betty Kitchen


The  Linton  Daily  Citizen
Greene County, Indiana
Friday, 30 Jan 1959
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Mrs. Anna L. Cox
Dies Unexpectedly
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          Mrs. Anna L. Cox,  43 years old, of Linton route two, passed away unexpectedly at 1:30 o'clock Thursday afternoon shortly after she was admitted to the Freeman-Greene county hospital.  Mrs. Cox had been a patient at the hospital for about thirty days and had only been at home for a few days when she was stricken.
          Mrs. Cox had spent all of her life in the Linton community.  She was born at Linton on June 3, 1915, the daughter of Henry E. and Mary Walton Miller.  She attended the Linton First Methodist church and was a member of the Linton Quapaw Council No. 80 of Pocahontas.
          She is survived by her husband,  Thomas R. Cox,  to whom she was married Jan. 27, 1937; two daughters,  Miss Betty Louise Cox  at home, and  Mrs. Shelby Jean Stevenson  of Whiting; two sons,  Thomas Jack Cox and  Lawrence A. Cox,  both at home; two brothers,  Donald E. Miller and  Earl J. Miller,  both of Linton; and three sisters,  Mrs. James Hensley  and  Margaret Miller,  both of Linton, and  Mrs. Wendell Thomas  of Indianapolis.
          The body of the deceased was taken to the Welch and Cornett Funeral home, where, it was announced, friends may call.  Funeral services will be held at the Funeral home at 2:00 Saturday afternoon, with Rev. David M. Shepherd officiating, and burial will be made in the Fairview cemetery.  The Pocahontas lodge will conduct its services at the graveside.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming and  Betty Kitchen


The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, July 7, 1952
Page 1
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REV.  ISAAC  COX  DIES  AT  HOME  IN  BRAZIL
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          Rev. Isaac Cox,  brother-in-law of  Mrs. Mayme Henry  of 804 Fair Ave., died Sunday at 1:10 p.m. at his home in Brazil, Ind.
          Rev. Cox was 81 years old, and was retired from service in the United Brethren Church.  He had been ill for 10 days and death was due to a heart attack.  Funeral arrangements have not been announced.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Linton  Daily  Citizen
Greene County, Indiana
30 Jan 1953
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Remembering 31 Jan 1943
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PLEASANTVILLE
IN MEMORIAN [sic ? MEMORIAM]       In loving memory of  Lillie B. [Lucas]Cox,  who passed away Jan. 31, 1943.
Just a memory fond and true
From those who thought the world of you
Forget you, no, we never will
For in our hearts you're living still.
They say time heals all sorrow
And helps us to forget
The time so far has only proved
How much we miss her yet.
      Sadly missed by the sons,  Floyd,  Frank,  Tom,  Walter,  Alfred,  Malcolm,  Joe  and  Orval Cox  and the daughters,  Mrs. Eliza Stanton,  Mrs. Agnes Hash  and  Mrs. Irene Cromwell.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming and  Betty Kitchen


The  Linton  Daily  Citizen
Greene County, Indiana
Thursday, 12 Jun 1952
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          Funeral arrangements for  Malcolm Ray Cox Jr.,  three-year-old son of  Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Ray Cox  of Linton rural route, who died at 11:00 o'clock Wednesday morning in the Carl Memorial hospital at Urbana, Ill., were completed here today.  The child was born on Dec. 23, 1948.  He is survived by the parents,  Malcolm Ray and  Marjorie Ruth Christy Cox;  four sisters,  Phyllis Ann,  Peggy Irene,  Myrna Kay and  Linda Lou Cox,  all at home; one brother,  Monty Gene Cox,  at home, and the grandfather,  Fred Christy  of Linton.
          It was announced today that friends may call at the Memory Chapel after 6:00 p.m.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming and  Betty Kitchen


The  Linton  Daily  Citizen
Greene County, Indiana
Wednesday, 18 Jun 1952
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Remembering 18 Jun 1941
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PLEASANTVILLE
IN MEMORIAM       In memory of  John T. Cox,  who passed away eleven years ago today.
June brings back sad memories
Of a loved one gone to rest
He will never be forgotten
By the ones who loved him best.
      Sadly missed by sons,  Floyd,  Walter,  Tom,  Frank,  Alfred,  Malcolm,  Joe  and  Orvel  and daughters,  Eliza Stanton,  Agnes Hash  and  Irene Cromwell  and their families.
[Betty's Note: Although this appeared eleven years after his death, it does give when he died and the names of his children.]
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming and  Betty Kitchen



The  Indianapolis  Star
Marion County, Indiana
Friday, 4 Oct 1946
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Linton GI's Death
Is Ruled Suicide
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INDIANAPOLIS STAR BUREAU,
1397 National Press Building
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          Washington, Oct. 3 -- A verdict of suicide was issued today by both military and civil authorities in the death Tuesday of  Pvt. Vernon Cox,  19, of Linton, Ind., in a plunge from the seventh floor fire-escape of the Commodore Hotel here.
          The military police section of the military district of Washington decreed after an investigation that death was by suicide, and Coroner A. Magruder MacDonald issued a certificate of suicide.
          No further details were forthcoming from military authorities.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming and  Betty Kitchen


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Wednesday April 28, 1926
Page 1 column 6
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DEATH  OF  COMPLICATIONS
Mrs. Margaret Cox, VanBuren Township, Passed Away
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          Mrs. Margaret Cox, age 64, wife of  Jacob Cox, of VanBuren township, passed away at 12:30 o’clock today, of a complication of diseases with which she had been ill for the past year.  She has been married twice and is survived by the second husband, Jacob Cox.  She also leaves a number of brothers and sisters, and a foster son, Leon West, of Oregon.  She was a member of the Fairview M.P. church and had a number of friends in her community.  Funeral arrangements will be announced later.
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Thursday April 29, 1926
Page 1 column 6
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FUNERAL  FRIDAY
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          The funeral of  Mrs. Jacob Cox, of Carrollton will be held at one o’clock Friday afternoon at the home in charge of the Rev. J.O. Barclay.  Burial will be in Forest Hill cemetery at Shelbyville.
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Shelby County Marriages
Ballard Ensminger  Maggie Worland
November 28, 1882     Bk 12 pg 193
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Margaret Ensminger  Jacob D. Cox
January 4, 1922     Bk 24 pg 438
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Contrbiuted by Barb Huff  for Bob McKenzie


The  Shelbyville  Daily  Democrat
September 14, 1907
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FAST  CAR  KILLED  A
MAN  AT  MORRISTOWN
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Uriah Cox Struck by The Con-
nersville Dispatch About
9:30 A.M.
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THE  TRACTION  STATION
HAS  NARROW  ESCAPE
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One Horse Killed The Man's
Neck, Left Leg and Left
Arm Were Broken.
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          The Connersville Dispatch, the Indianapolis & Cincinnati traction company's flyer, scheduled to run a mile a minute between Connersville and Indianapolis and to make but one stop, that at Rushville, struck a wagon driven by  Uriah Cox,  this morning, killing the man and one of his horses.
          The accident occurred at Morristown within thirty feet of the interurban station.  Cox, who lives about four miles northeast of Morristown on the county line between Shelby and Hancock counties, was at Morristown this morning.  He got a wagon load of timber at the  Arnold  saw mill and a short time after nine o'clock started for his home.  The dispatch is scheduled to pass thru Morristown at half past nine o'clock.  As Cox left the town limits and started out the pike leading north, he saw the dispatch coming.  He whipped up his horses in the endeavor to get acorss the track before the car reached the crossing.  But he had misjudged the [the article continues].
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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