Aged Buffalo Resident Dies Friday
Mr C.M. Cox Called To Reward at 84.
Host of Survivors Include Six Great Great GrandChildren
On February 2, 1940 the death angel visited the home of Mr C.M. Cox called him him to his reward. He had been in bad health for a long time having been confined to his bed five months suffering with that dreaded disease, cancer.
He was born February 21, 1855, making him 84 years, 4 months and 12 days old.

He professed faith in Christ many years ago and was one of the charter members of Buffalo Lick Baptist Church, serving as clerk from the time of its organization in 1888 until September 1917, and was trustee until his death.
He spent his entire life on the farm on which he was born.

He united in marriage to Miss Frances Ladd on December 15, 1872 and from this union were born five children, three
girls and two boys, all of which survive except the eldest, Mrs J. Will Burgess who died December 24, 1937. Surviving
are: the aged wife, who is 85, Mrs T.L. Burgess and W.M. Cox, Cerulean; and Mrs G.J. Burgess and H.C. Cox, Gracey; also fourteen grandchildren, twenty six great grand children and six great great grandchildren. All of the children and grandchildren were present at the funeral which was conducted at the home at 2:30 Saturday by his pastor, Rev. N.B. Sizemore.

Burial took place at the Lander graveyard near the home. The pallbearers were six of the grandsons, Urie, Charles, Aubrey, Harry, Earl and C.J. Burgess.
Cadiz Record Jan 1940


C. M. R. Cox Dead
Aged Citizen of Near Gracey Passes Away
Mr. C. M. R. Cox, and aged and highly respected citizen of Trigg county, died at his home two miles west of Gracey last Monday morning. H ewas about 85 years of age and death was due to old age. "Uncle Charlie" Cox, as he was familiarly known, was a native of Virginia and moved to Kentucky when a young man. He located in Trigg county, near the Christian county line, where he had since resided. Some years ago he professed religion and joined the Baptist church. He was a man possessed of many noble traits and had many friends who will learn with profound sorrow of his demise. Deceased leaves three children, Messrs. C. M. and Miles Cox, of near Gracey, and Mrs. George H. Boyd, of Kelly. The interment took place in the family burying ground Tuesday.
Hopkinsville Kentuckian
Oct 1900

Aged Citizen
Passes Away at His Home Near Bainbridge
Mr. John Cox, an aged and well known citizen of Bainbridge
neighborhood died Monday after an illness of several weeks of pneumonia.
He was 83 years old and had been a consistent member of the Baptist church for more than half a century. In his death the neighborhood has lost one of its most useful citizens.
The remains were laid to rest in the Cox burying ground, one mile west of Gracey, Tuesday
Hopkinsville Kentuckian 1900


Pennyrile Deaths April 15, 1999
Kaatherine Miller Cox, 86, Camilla Drive, died at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday at Jennie Stuart Medical Center.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hughart and Beard Funeral home, Hopkinsville with the Rev. Dr. Thomas W. Eblen officiating.  Burial will follow in the Sinking Fork Baptist Church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 Friday at the funeral home.
A native of Christian County, she was born May 9, 1912.  She was the daughter of the late Samuel Edgar and Amy Wood Miller and was retired from a position as director of pupil personnel for the Christian County public school system.  She also taught  previously for several years.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church and of the Hopkinsville Historical Society, the National Rose Society and the Retired Teachers Association.  Her husband Lucian Everette Cox, died in 1998.
Survivors include two sons, Joseph Edgar Cox, Cold Springs, and Kenneth Everett Cox, Eddyville; and four grandchildren and a great grandchild.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the First United Methodist Church building fund.
 MADISONVILLE -- Lucille Veazey Cox, 81, Madisonville, died at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday in Madisonville.
A member of General Baptist Church, she was a housewife.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Delmar Ray Cox, who died on Nov. 29, 1997, and three sons, Ray Cox, Cleatus
Cox, and Norman Cox.
Survivors include one daughter, June Cox of Madisonville; one son, Roy G. Cox of Newburgh, Ind.; two grandchildren, both of Henderson; three great-grandchildren; and one niece and two nephews.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Harris Funeral Home Chapel in Madisonville. The Rev. Dwight Cox will officiate. Burial
will be in Oakley Home Cemetery near Manitou, Ky.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Henderson Gleaner Feb 27, 1998

Sebree Banner Jan 8 1951
Martha Jane Cox Burned To Death Monday Morning.
One of the many deaths in County During the Past Week
Mrs. Martha Jane COX, one of Sebree's oldest natives born citizen who was born on July 14 1868, died of injuries received about 2:30 Monday morning at her home on East main street, when her outing gown caught fire from an open grate. Ablaze all over, she ran into the kitchen and poured water from a bucket on herself to extinguish the blaze and then screamed for help from the front porch.
Mr. and Mrs. Leo MAJORS, who lived next door to Mrs. Cox, heard the scream and ran to her in their night clothes and found her gown completely burned off her body. She was badly burned about the waist arms, neck, face and head They called other neighbors and D. J E Jenkins. Mrs. Cox was rushed to Methodist Hospital at Henderson in the Springdale ambulance and died at 6:37 o'clock.
The body was brought back to Springdale Funeral home to be prepared for burial.
Mrs. COX was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William MCGRAW. Soon after her marriage to C M COX here, she left with her husband to reside in Mt. Vernon, Ill., where Mr. Cox was employed by his brother A B Cox in the mercantile business. There the first four of their seven children were born. They returned to here and her husband entered the mercantile business for himself and was quite successful until his death in 1922.
She is survived by sons, Claud of Mt. Carmel, Ill., Clarence and German of West palm Beach, Fla., Edger of Calhoun and Raymond of Owensboro. Also surviving are five grandchildren and a brother, David McGraw of Kansas City, Mo.
Active pallbearers were; Leo Majors, Earl Norvell, Jewell Edwards, Will Greenwill, Albert Brooks and Marlow Bryant Honorary: G M Wright, B O Warren, W I Smith, John P Bailey, Herbert Melton, Bryan Royster and R T Majors.
Funeral services were conducted at the Christian Church yesterday morning at eleven o'clock with the Rev. Carl Smith, paster officiating. Burial in Springdale Cemetery.

The Times-Leader
Princeton, Ky.
May 31, 2000
Mrs Merry Hayes Cox, 79, formerly of Princeton, Ky. died Friday, May 26 2000 at Elberta Health Care in Warner Robins, Ga., following a short illness.
A former member of First Baptist Church, Princeton, Ky, who had lived in Warner Robins for the past nine years. She was born April 8, 1921 in Trigg County, Ky. a daughter of the late Lee Forest Hayes, who died in 1941 and Martha Adella P'Pool Hayes.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Cliff Cox on Feb. 6, 1992.
Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, Forest and Carol Cox of Warner Robins, Ga., and Bob Cox of LaGrange ; and two sisters, Virginia Griffith of Hopkinsville and Cora Lee Rawls of Louisville.
Funeral services , Monday, May 29 at Morgans Funeral Home, Princeton, with the Rev. Ronnie Sivells officiating.
Burial in Cedar Hill Cem. Princeton, Ky.


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