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Madeline Cox

Monday, October 20, 2003

IMPERIAL -- Madeline Cox, 80, died Tuesday (Oct. 14, 2003) at her home in Imperial.

She was born Jan. 8, 1923, to Harry L. and Selma (Nelson) Dixon in rural Dundy County. She attended District No. 70 in rural Dundy County and she graduated from high school in Benkelman.

On Jan. 9, 1941, she married Donald Wayne Cox in St. Francis, Kan. The couple made their home in Max, until they moved to a farmstead in 1946. The couple remained on the farm until moving to Imperial in 1967.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Marvin, Maurice and Mardelle; and one sister, Mildred.

Survivors include her husband, Don of Imperial; one son, Jerry Cox of Parks; four sisters-in-law, Virginia Dixon of Benkelman, Dorothy Adams of Imperial, June Cox of Wauneta and Genevieve Tumblert of Lodi, Calif.; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Services were Saturday, at the Wesleyan Church of Imperial. Interment was in Mount Hope Cemetery in Imperial.

A memorial has been established in her memory.

Liewer Funeral Home of Imperial was in charge of the arrangements.