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 Alonzo E. “Lon” Cox

Alonzo E. “Lon” Cox

Birth
Ferron, Emery County, Utah, USA
Death 11 Aug 1977 (aged 86)
Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA
Burial Provo, Utah County, Utah, USA
Plot Block 6 Lot 68
Memorial ID 61645363 · View Source
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Alonzo E. Cox

The Herald, Provo, Utah, Friday, August 12, 1977

MAPLETON—Alonzo E. Cox, 86, of 745 East Maple, died Thursday, Aug. 11, 1977 at Utah Valley Hospital following a short illness.

Born March 212, 1891 in Ferron, Emery County, to Marion and Elizabeth Demille, Cox, he married Norma Bigler. She died in 1962. He was married to Birdie Scovil on May 3, 1966 in Glendale, Calif.

He received his education in the Ferron schools and at Utah State University, where he majored in horticulture. He worked as a horticulturist for the Utah State Hospital and later was on the police force in Provo. He was engaged in farming for 41 years prior to his retirement at age 70.

Active in the LDS Church, he served a mission to New Zealand, was ward teacher supervisor, was in the Stake Sunday School Board. He was a high priest.

Mr. Cox was a member of the Timpanogos Knife and Fork Club and served as a board member for three years.

Survivors include his wife of Mapleton; three sisters, Mrs. Lucy Gleave and Mrs. Illene Gilippee, both of Salt Lake City; Mrs. Ruth Searing of Kamas.

Funeral Services will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Mapleton First-Fourth-Fifth Ward Chapel. Bishop Arnold Wilson of the Fifth Ward will officiate. Friends may call at the Wheeler Mortuary in Springville tonight from 6 to 8 o’clock or Saturday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in the Provo City Cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Dale Gardner Bailey
  • Originally Created by: Don Shelley
  • Added: 14 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61645363
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alonzo E. “Lon” Cox (21 Mar 1891–11 Aug 1977), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61645363, citing Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Dale Gardner Bailey (contributor 48122286) .