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Linn County Leader - Brookfield, MO
  • Obituary: Mary Frances Cox

  • Mary Frances Cox, 101, of Falls Church, Va., died October 22, 2013, at the Goodwin House in Falls Church.
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  • Mary Frances Cox, 101, of Falls Church, Va., died October 22, 2013, at the Goodwin House in Falls Church.
    Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 24, 2014, at Wright-Baker-Hill Funeral, Brookfield. Burial will be Rose Hill Cemetery, Brookfield.
    Memorials to the Dulin United Methodist Church may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, PO Box 496, Brookfield, MO 64628.
    Mary Frances,was born June 28, 1912, in Missouri,  daughter of Edward and Maggie (Tapp) Neer. On March 12, 1934, she married Marvin Leroy Cox. He preceded her in death in 1996.
    Mary and her husband lived in various parts of the country while working for the Department of the Interior and made their home in Falls Church, Va., for 57 years. She was a member of the Dulin United Methodist Church in Falls Church, Va., where she served in many capacities including treasurer.
    Survivors include many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and their families, other relatives, and many friends. She was known as “Aunt Mary” to all that knew her.
    She was also preceded in death by five brothers, Edward Lee Neer, Kenneth Neer, Leslie Neer, J.W. Neer, and Coleman Neer.

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