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 William S Cox

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William S Cox

  • Birth 17 Feb 1867 Alpha, Hamblen County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 19 Dec 1923 Caswell, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Knox County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 34124438

William S. Cox 60, section employee of Southern Railway was instantly killed Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock when struck by a eastbound Memphis Special train near Loe's Creek east of the city. Cox resided in a short distance of the place where he was killed. It is reported that he was at work with a section crew when he was struck by the fast train.
The victim had been employed by the Southern Railway for 37 years and was well known to the employees of the railroad. The body was brought to Knoxville and taken to the E. B. Mann undertaking establishment to be prepare for burial. Announcement of the funeral had not been made last night.
Mr. Cox is survived by his widow, Emma C. Bayless Cox; three daughters Mrs. Oliver Tittles, Mary Kate Cox, Caswell, Tn. and Mrs. Helen Kimbrough of Virginia and three sons, Plummer Cox Alpha, Tn, Hugh Cox, Knoxville and Roy Cox, Caswell, TN.
Preceded in death by his father and mother, Leroy Cox and Alice Bales Cox.
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  • Created by: Barb.
  • Added: 23 Feb 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34124438
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William S Cox (17 Feb 1867–19 Dec 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34124438, citing Spring Place Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Knox County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Barb. (contributor 47033679) .