Verner J. Cox

Male 1909 - 2002  (92 years)


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  • Name Verner J. Cox 
    Born 18 Sep 1909 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Apr 2002 
    Person ID I40617  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Frederick E. Cox,   b. 1889,   d. 1970  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Emily Wiltsie,   b. 1889,   d. 1967  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F15140  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Helen Unknown 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Ernest Earl Cox,   b. 3 Jan 1934,   d. 1990  (Age 55 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F15141  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
      Monday, April 29, 2002

      Cox, Verner J., age 92, recently of Benton, Louisiana, died peacefully of complications related to a recent fall on April 21, 2002 at Summit Hospital of Northwest Louisiana, Bossier City. He was born September 18, 1909 in Hannibal, New York to Fred E. and Emily Cox. Vern received a teacher's certification from Oswego State Teachers College and received a M.A. in School Administration from Columbia University. Vern worked for nearly forty years in the Nyack, New York school system as a teacher, administrator, and school principal, retiring in the late 1960's. He married Alice Barbour in 1930, Constance Fehling in 1960, and Frances Turner in 1964. Vern and Fran moved to Sunrise, Florida in 1970. While living in Florida, Vern and Fran pursued new vocations, working for the Pompano Beach Duplicate Bridge Club for many years. In 2001, he relocated to Louisiana to reside with family, Dr. James and Mrs. Susan Dossey (granddaughter) and great-granddaughter, Mary. Vern is further survived by seven other grandchildren, Kathryn D'Andrea (Alabama), Steven Polivka (Arkansas), David Polivka (Virginia), Carol Hay (Wisconsin), Bruce Hicklin (Wisconsin), Jeff Hicklin, (Illinois), and Sara Hicklin (Wisconsin), and great-grandchildren. Vern is also survived by his stepchildren from his marriage to Fran, Ronald (Joann) Turner of Delray Beach, Robert (Rosemary) Turner of Delray Beach, their grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and his stepdaughter, Pamela Turner (New Jersey). Vern was preceded in death by his wives, Alice (1957) and Frances (1998), and his two daughters, Janet (1998) and Barbara (2001). Memorial services in Louisiana and in New York to be announced at a later date.