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 Vera Laverne <I>Gills</I> Cox

Vera Laverne Gills Cox

Blandinsville, McDonough County, Illinois, USA
Death 15 Feb 1992 (aged 87)
Macomb, McDonough County, Illinois, USA
Burial Brentwood, Prince George's County, Maryland, USA
Plot Block 17, Lot 276, Site 6
Memorial ID 69002660 · View Source
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Vera married ROBERT "Bob" ELTON COX on August 8, 1923 in Adrian, Missouri. Both Vera and Bob were barbers.

Vera had a daughter: LOIS ROBERTA "Scotty" COX, born May 2, 1938. Scotty married Rodney Thomas Ingels in 1963.

Intered with her husband, Robert, in Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, MD.

Peoria Journal Star, The (IL) - Wednesday, February 19, 1992

MACOMB -- Vera L. Cox, 87, of Macomb died at 6:10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 1992, at McDonough District Hospital.

Born Aug. 15, 1904, in Galesburg to Leonard and Cora Barker Gills, she married Robert Elton Cox. He died in 1963. One daughter, Lois R. "Scotty" Cox, and one brother also preceded her in death.

Surviving are one brother, Derald Gills of Macomb; two grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren.

She was a member of the Methodist faith.

Services will be at 1 today at Sargent-Worthington Funeral Home, Macomb, the Rev. Ralph Swarthout officiating. Calling hours will be after 8 a.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be at noon Friday at Fort Lincoln Cemetery in Brentwood, Md. The Rev. Albert Lane will officiate.

Memorials may be made to any charity.

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  • Created by: BRADLEY INGELS
  • Added: 27 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 69002660
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Vera Laverne Gills Cox (15 Aug 1904–15 Feb 1992), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69002660, citing Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, Prince George's County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by BRADLEY INGELS (contributor 47427212) .