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Lillian May Cox Luce
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Birth: Mar. 31, 1886
Saginaw County
Michigan, USA
Death: Sep. 29, 1931
Lucas County
Ohio, USA

Mrs. Lillian Luce, 45, of 3048 Manhattan boulevard., who handed herself with a clothesline in the basment of her home.
Mrs. Luce, who had been ill. despondent and poor, entered the basement during the morning while her daughter, Leah, 17, was cleaning the house. Another child, Carl 3, was in the home. Calling to her mother and receiving no answer, the daughter entered the basement to investigate.
Runs for Help
She found Mrs. Luce hanging to a rafter. The woman apparently stood on a tub to fix the noose about her neck. The terrified girl ran screaming for help to the Terminal railroad crossing nearby and summoned Albert Poupard 3017 Edison street, a railroad employee, Mr Paupard called police and then rushed to the Luce home where he cut the rope. Mrs. Luce still was alive when cut down and a police ambulance raced death in taking her to the Women's and Children's hospital. She was dead on arrival.
Mrs. Luce was the mother of eight children. Those surviving in addition to Leah and Carl, are George 25, John, 22; Joseph, 15, Cordella, 11, Albert 10, and Margie 7. The son John is a lake sailor and was on the way to Chicago when last heard from.
Received Pension
Mrs. Luce had been supporting her family by means of a pension of $75.00 a month from her husband's insurance,, relatives said. She never, recovered from the death of Mr. Luce several years ago and suffered periods of despondency since. Her worry was aggravated also by the death of her father, George Cox., 1865 Chase street, last Tuesday. 
Family links: 
  George Cox (1863 - 1931)
  Jenna Saylor Cox (1867 - 1946)
  John H. Luce (1885 - 1928)
  George E Luce (1907 - 1975)*
  Leona Luce (1910 - 1927)*
  John H. Luce (1911 - 1980)*
  Joseph Marion Luce (1916 - 1997)*
  Jennie Beatrice Luce Dunipace (1918 - 1971)*
  Albert James Luce (1922 - 2004)*
  Marjorie G Luce Jacob (1924 - 1989)*
  Sarah Ann Cox Blue (1883 - 1942)*
  Lillian May Cox Luce (1886 - 1931)
  George Cox (1888 - 1888)*
  Myrtle Cox Widener (1889 - 1968)*
  Goldie Beatrice Cox Rose (1897 - 1964)*
  Jennie Cox Witter (1900 - 1937)*
  Carl H. Cox (1903 - 1976)*
  Edna Katherine Cox Renard (1907 - 1990)*
*Calculated relationship
Swan Creek Cemetery
Lucas County
Ohio, USA
Maintained by: Sarah Bitter
Originally Created by: gabbybug
Record added: Oct 28, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8040011
Lillian May <i>Cox</i> Luce
Added by: Sarah Bitter
Lillian May <i>Cox</i> Luce
Added by: Gloria Meyer
Lillian May <i>Cox</i> Luce
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Rest in peace dear Lillian. So sorry about your suffering here on earth.
- Glenda Ragan
 Added: Jun. 29, 2012

 Added: Sep. 29, 2011

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