Mrs. Freda McKinney Cox, wife of Elzie
Cox, a self-employed local truck transporter, died at Sunday (18 Mar 1956) at St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville. The Cox family resides at 530 Pearl street in Mt.Vernon.
Mrs. Cox entered the hospital last Wednesday after a stroke at her
home. She was a sister of Oliver McKinney retired Point township
farmer who died two weeks ago in Evansville.
Mrs. Cox’s body is at Weisinger
Funeral Home where the funeral service will be conducted at Tuesday in Weisinger
chapel. Burial will be in Bellefontaine cemetery. Officiating
ministers will be Rev. W. D. West, Evansville, and Rev. Paul Turner, Mt.Vernon.
Surviving in addition to the husband, are a daughter, Mrs. Orville
Russell, Mt.Vernon; a son, David E. Mt. Vernon; 11 grandchildren;
a brother, Edward McKinney, Mt.Vernon, and a sister, Mrs. Elijah Rhodes, R. R.
Mrs. Cox for a number of years was an employee of heMt.Vernon factory of Garment Corporation of America, which in 1948 was succeeded by Advance
She was a native of Posey county, a
daughter of Taylor Mc Kinney and Amanda Glaze Mc Kinney.