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Florence G. Cox Best
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Birth: Dec. 29, 1911
Death: Jul. 14, 2009

July 16, 2009
Williamsport Sun-Gazette

Florence G. Best, 97, of Williamsport, died Tuesday, July 14, 2009, at Sycamore Manor.

Born December 29, 1911, in Nordmont, she was a daughter of the late Samuel F. and Cora B. Reese Cox. Her husband of 58 years, William S. Best, preceded her in death on February 23, 1997.

Florence was a graduate of the former Sonestown High School, Class of 1931. Over the years she was employed at several area establishments including the Crestmont Inn, a clerk at Swisher's Store, an apartment house manager and manager of Best's Beach & Campground.

Florence was a member of the Lycoming Presbyterian Church, Newberry, the YWCA, the Turbot Hill Golf Club and the Republican Club. She loved animals, especially her cat Baby. Florence also enjoyed flower gardening, playing cards, Bingo, puzzles, golfing, hula dancing, collecting jewelry, camping and playing the wooden spoons.

Surviving are two sons, William S. (Maxine) Best of Orefield and Kenneth C. (Judy) Best of Muncy; a daughter Carol A. (Lanny) Fisher of Williamsport; a sister, Ruth Swisher of Hughesville; four grandchildren; one step-grandchild; and six great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, Florence was preceded in death by five brothers, Merle, Wilbur, Frank, Bruce and Samuel Cox; and two sisters, Mary Sherwood and Gertrude Miller.
 
 
Burial:
Twin Hills Memorial Park
Muncy
Lycoming County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
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Record added: Nov 01, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 119662028
Florence G. <i>Cox</i> Best
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