|Birth: ||Sep. 25, 1924|
|Death: ||Dec. 20, 2012|
Dorothy M. Cox passed away at 2:15 p.m. Thursday (Dec. 20, 2012) at the Champaign County Nursing Home.
Dorothy was born the daughter of Vinnie and Mamie Sloan Kinnaird on Sept. 25, 1924 at Hickory Flat, Kentucky. She grew up on a farm and attended schools in Franklin, Ky.
Dorothy married Kaye R. Harlan on March 6, 1943; he preceded her in death. She was employed for 30 years at the University of Illinois, where she met her husband of 46 years, Willard R. Cox, who survives.
Additional survivors include two sons, Donnie K.(Tina) Harlan and Bobbie C. Harlan; one daughter, Sandra (Randall) Osterbur; five granddaughters, Deanna Burgess, Melinda (Chris) Shafer, Valerie No, Kimberly (Mike, deceased) Walden and Kelly (Eric) Kuchefski and five great-grandchildren. She was a lifelong member of Blackjack Baptist Church near Franklin, Kentucky.
Dorothy will be missed by her family and the many friends she made through life. She enjoyed raising flowers and watching nature.
Dorothy was also preceded in death by her parents, both of her brothers and one great-grandchild.
News Gazette, Champaign-Urbana, IL
Vinnie Lee Kinnaird (1894 - 1955)
Mayme Sloan Kinnaird (1894 - 1966)
Willard R. Cox (1928 - 2013)*
Created by: Bob & Nancy Cannon
Record added: Dec 27, 2012
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