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COX, Lois Ellen 1921-1931

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Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 9/2/2015 at 15:35:56

Lois Ellen Cox Died Early Yesterday Morning

Lois Ellen Cox, eleven year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Cox, died at her home in Grundy Center at 3:30 Wednesday morning. She had never been in good health. For several months she was afflicted with bronchial trouble and was unable to leave the house. She was confined to her bed for several weeks. She is survived by her father and mother and by her brother, George.

Funeral services will be held at the home at two o'clock Friday afternoon. The services will be conducted by Rev. J. B. Bird. Burial will be in the Grundy Center cemetery.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 17 December 1931, pg 1

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Lois Ellen Cox

Our Heavenly Father saw fit to call to His heavenly home Lois Ellen Cox, youngest child and only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George L. Cox of this city.

Lois Ellen was born April 14, 1921, and passed away Dec. 16, 1931. She was a patient sufferer to the last, always thoughtful, cheerful, thinking of others first.

We cannot say that she is dead.
She is just away.
With a cheery smile and a wave of the hand
She has wandered into an unknown land,
And left us dreaming how very fair
It needs must be since she lingers there;
So think of her faring on--as dear
In love of There as the love of Here;
Think of her still as the same--and say
She is not dead, she is just away.

She leaves to mourn her father, mother and one brother, George Jr., with hosts of friends.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 24 December 1931, pg 7


 

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