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 Hilda Mae <I>Cohernour</I> Cox

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Hilda Mae Cohernour Cox

Hilda Mae Cox, 83, Gilman, formerly of Thawville, died at 6:50 a.m. Thursday (March 15, 2012) at the Gilman Health Care Center, Gilman, Illinois.

Hilda was born on September 6, 1928 in Charleston, West Virginia to Harvey & Modenia (Munday) Cohernour. She attended Chatsworth schools.

Her first husband was to Guy Baker and she later married D. Gene Cox on June 2, 1956 in Thawville, Illinois.

She is survived by her children, Casandra (Robert) Jacobs, Kimberly "K.C." (Sarita) Cox, Valerie Cox and Katana (Todd) Cook, four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, four sisters, Bernice Bender, Judith (Bob) Reisinger, Mariel Centobie and Laurie (Jim) Kadow and one brother, Franklin (Jane) Cohernour.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Thawville, the Thawville American Legion Auxiliary and the Friday 13th Card Club

She was a homemaker and waitress for 25 years working at Hicks Plaza and the Gilman Restaurant and Lounge.

News Gazette, Champaign-Urbana, IL

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  • Created by: Bob & Nancy Cannon
  • Added: 16 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86842167
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Hilda Mae Cohernour Cox (6 Sep 1928–15 Mar 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86842167, citing Ridgeland Township Cemetery, Thawville, Iroquois County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Bob & Nancy Cannon (contributor 46739623) .