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Obituary for Ora Alfred Cox
18 November, 1878 - 19 April, 1934
From The Caldwell News-Tribune,
dated Saturday, 21 April, 1934
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Death Summons
     Valley Pioneer


     MIDDLETON - Ora A. Cox, a resident of the Boise Valley for 50 of the 55 years of his life, died at his home at Meridian Thursday night after a short illness.  Funeral services will be held at the Baptist church at Middleton Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.  Burial will be in the Middleton cemetery.
     Mr. Cox had lived at Middleton for 25 years but moved to Meridian about a year ago.  He is survived by his widow whom he married less than a year ago, a a brother, Earl Cox of Homedale.  His first wife died nearly two years ago, followed, in about a month, by the death of his daughter.  Two other children had died from diphtheria while attending the College of Idaho about 15 years ago, their deaths coming only a day apart.
     Mr. Cox is a graduate of the academy of the College of Idaho with the class of 1900.  He lived at Caldwell for a number of years where he was engaged , with his father, in a pioneer blacksmith business.  He was born November 18, 1878, and moved to Idaho with his family a few years afterward.