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Obituary ~ Noah McCormack Cox
May 31, 1861 ~ April 01, 1929
Leon, Decatur County, Iowa
Noah M. Cox, son of S. L. and Sallie Cox, was born in Decatur county, Iowa, May 31, 1861 and departed this life April 1, 1929, at his home in Leon, Iowa, at the age of 67 years, and 10 months.
He was united in marriage to Mary A. Butts June 18, 1881. To this union five children were born, namely Mrs. Ida B. McKern, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Mrs. Mary E Dobson, of Walthill, Neb., Charley F. Cox of Walthill, Neb., one son who died in infancy and Sarah E. Cox, who died June 26, 1885.
He was converted at Union Ridge School house in the fall of 1923, and leaving this testimony, "I am ready to go".
He leaves to mourn his passing his devoted wife, three children and eight grandchildren and three half brothers, Fred, Lennie and Tom Cox, and a host of other relatives and friends.
The funeral was conducted from the Pentecostal church Wednesday, April 3rd, by pastor Geo. R. Lamb. Interment in Bethel cemetery.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, December of 2013