Betty Ruth Knox

Betty Ruth Knox

Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 23 Oct 1995 (aged 81)
Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming, USA
Burial Rock Springs, Sweetwater County, Wyoming, USA
Plot EDGAR_82_1X_2
Memorial ID 76643996 · View Source
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Rock Springs Daily Rocket-Miner, Oct 28, 1995

Funeral services for Betty Ruth Knox were conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, 1995 at the Vase Funeral Chapel in Rock Springs. The Rev. Russell Johnson of the Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion officiated. Interment was in the Mountain View Cemetery in Rock Springs with military graveside services by the American Legion.

Miss Knox, 81, of 812 Bushnell St., Rock Springs, died at 8:35 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, 1995 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Cheyenne where she had been a patient for the past week.

A longtime resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Quealy, Miss Knox had been in ill health the past two years.

She was born Aug. 27, 1914 in Salt Lake City, the daughter of the late Glen A. and Grace Edwina Johnston Knox. She attended school at St. Mary’s of the Wasatch in Salt Lake City and was a graduate of Rock Springs High School with the class of 1933. She attended the Colorado Woman’s College in Denver and the University of Utah.

Miss Knox was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and of the Korean War. She received a European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon, a Bronze Star, a WAC service ribbon, a Good Conduct Medal, a Korean Service Medal and a United Nations Service Medal.

She was a retired clerk for the Selective Service Board where she worked form more than 30 years.

She was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion and the American Legion Archie Hay Post No. 24.

Survivors include several cousins.

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