Homer E. Cox © Enid News and Eagle 12-2010 Submitted by: Jo Aguirre
Funeral services for Homer E. Cox, 100-year-old Enid resident, will be Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010, at 1 p.m. in the Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Joe Wilson will officiate. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Homer was born July 19, 1910, on a farm near Fairmont to Bert Cox and Sarah (Yates) Cox and died Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010, in Greenbrier Nursing Home. He graduated from Douglas High School, Douglas, Okla. On Feb. 17, 1932, he married Ruth Weldon. He began working at Snyder grocery Store in Douglas. He also farmed near Douglas as well as Enid. He worked for Pillsbury and retired from Champlin Refinery after 27 years. He and Ruth lived in Enid for 74 years and were married 61 years until her death.
Homer is survived by children, Dwayne Cox and wife, Virginia of Tulsa and Barbara Booze and husband, John of Enid. Seven grandchildren, Karen Cox of Pennsylvania; Randy and Rene Cox of Tulsa; Kevin and Vona Cox of Owasso; Steve and Sharon Booze of Maude, Okla.; Tod Booze of Dallas; Raeann and David Hunt of Enid; and Daryl and Belinda DeVore of Amorita, Okla. Also, 13 great-grandchildren and 14 great great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ruth; daughter Beverly DeVore; grandson, David Booze; two brothers and five sisters.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home to Ross Hospice.
Condolences can be given to the family online at www.enidwecare.com.
(Submitted by family)
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