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Ruth Miriam Kirtley Cox
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Birth: 1927
Death: Jul. 29, 2007

RUTH MIRIAM KIRTLEY COX, of Louisville, passed Sunday, July 29, 2007 at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville, TN. She was born in Horse Cave and was the daughter of the late Francis Louise Floyd Kirtley and William Pascal Kirtley.

Mrs. Cox graduated from the University of Louisville in education. She was a member of the Southeast Christian Church, the Audubon Park Garden Club and donated her time to various volunteer organizations.

Survived by her daughters, Lou Ann Zelenik of Murfreesboro, TN, and Susan Cox Montgomery (Carl) of Pacific Palisades, CA; son, Kirtley Quentin Cox (Dr. Carolyn Williams) of Durham, NC; grandchildren, Kerri Kirtley Zelenik, of Nashville, TN, Paulina Ruth Montgomery of Pacific Palisades, Madison Rose Montgomery of Pacific Palisades; sister, Anne Kirtley Wheeler, of Louisville; and niece and nephew, Leigh Wheeler and Jon Wheeler.

Her family would like to express their gratitude to Dr. Samuel Polluck and Dr. Roy Upton of Baptist East, the I.C.U. doctors and staff at the Vanderbilt University for their extraordinary skill and compassion, her close friends for their kind support and love.

Plans for a memorial service to celebrate and honor her life are incomplete at this time. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, the Kentucky Humane Society or Alley Cat Advocates.

She asked that anyone give of their time and heart to help a child needing guidance and love.

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  William Paschal Kirtley (1873 - 1959)
  Infant Kirtley (____ - 1923)*
  Ruth Miriam Kirtley Cox (1927 - 2007)
*Calculated relationship
Horse Cave Municipal Cemetery
Horse Cave
Hart County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: Roger Gleitz
Record added: Aug 03, 2007
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In memory of my Auntie Ruth.
- Leigh Wheeler
 Added: Apr. 9, 2012
Audubon Park Garden Club
- Roger Gleitz
 Added: Aug. 3, 2007

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