|Birth: ||Jan. 1, 1888|
|Death: ||Jan. 8, 1944|
Maiden name Sherman
Born in Lake City, Modoc County, CA
Died in Chico, Butte, CA
Chico Enterprise, Chico, CA, Saturday Evening, January 8, 1944: "Death Summons
Mrs. Fred Coon. Mrs. Roxie Coon, wife of Fred D. Coon, of Chico died early this
morning at the Enloe Hospital where she had been confined for the past ten days.
"She was born in Modoc county, California, on Jan. 1, 1888, and came to Chico
about 40 years ago.
"Surviving besides her husband Fred D. Coon, are one daughter, Gladys Coon of
Chico, one brother, Bernal Sherman of Oroville, and two sisters, Mrs. Irilla
Hannis and Mrs. Katherine Perkiss both of Chico.
"Friends are invited to attend the funeral services to be held on Monday
afternoon at 3:30 o'clock from the funeral chapel of Black, Johnson and Brusie.
Rev. Harris Pillsbury of the Bidwell Memorial Presbyterian church will
officiate. Interment will follow in the Chico cemetery."
Chico Enterprise, Chico, CA, Monday Evening, January 10, 1944: "Services Held
For Mrs. F. Coon. Many friends and relatives assembled this afternoon at 3:30 in
the funeral chapel of Black, Johnson and Brusie to attend the funeral services
conducted by the Rev. Harris Pillsbury for Mrs. Roxie Coon, wife of Fred Coon
well known rancher of the Ord Ferry district. Mrs. Coon died at the Enloe
hospital Saturday after a brief illness.
"There were many beautiful floral offerings banking the casket and chapel walls,
and Mrs. Fred Byerly sang 'In the Garden' and 'Nearer My God to Thee'
accompanied at the chapel organ by Mrs. Lillian Cook.
'Interment followed in the Chico cemetery with the following friends acting as
casket escorts: J. H. Priel, Shelley Gray, Harold Hoobler, Kirk Zumwalt, Home
Fraser, and John McManus."
contributed by Adrianna Farley
Gideon Sherman (1836 - 1907)
Frederick Douglas Coon (1886 - 1963)*
Created by: jeanie sawyer
Record added: Jan 07, 2011
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