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David G. Cox

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Born 1-4-1912 -- Died 2-27-2008

David G. Cox was born Jan. 4, 1912, at Thayer, Mo., the son of Fred Cox and Anna Brazeal Cox. He died Feb. 27, 2008, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 96.

He was united in marriage March 4, 1939, at Thayer, Mo., to Mattie M. Hallock, who preceded him in death April 9, 1994.

He was a farmer and also owned and operated a feed store in Mammoth Spring for several years.

He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Mammoth Spring.

He is survived by: one daughter, Aleta Davene Brooks and husband, Bill of Jacksonville, Fla.; three grandchildren, David, Laura and Robert David; four great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one brother, Gardner Cox of Mammoth Spring; one sister, Vitress Cantrell of Anchorage, Alaska; several nieces; nephews and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by: his parents; one son, James David Cox; one brother, Paul Cox; and three sisters, Lura McCormick, Ruth Aggans and Verla Stanley.

Graveside services were held March 1 at the Arytown Cemetery near Thayer with Rev. Jim Lemmonds officaiting.

Burial followed the services at the Arytown Cemetery with arrangements being under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home of Thayer.