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Cox - Royal B


Source: Crawfordsville Daily Journal Monday, March 26, 1928

Darlington  -- The funeral services for Royal B. COX, who passed away at his home here Monday night, were held at the Methodist Church here Thursday afternoon 2 o'clock in charge of Rev. EM Kuonen, pastor of the Church, assisted by Rev. Nicely, former pastor of the Church and Rev. Appleby, an uncle of the deceased. The Knights Templar of Crawfordsville in which the deceased held the office of Captain General in the Commandery at the time of his death, attended the services in a body.

The Masonic order, in which Mr. Cox was worshipful master, was in charge and Judge Jere West of Crawfordsville gave the ceremony.

Flower bearers were the officers of the Eastern Star Lodge, Mollie Hiatt; Nellie Weliver; Lucille Peacock; Mae Hunt, Jesse Crowder, Blanche Biddle, Mrs. Morrison, Nell Peacock, Mary Hopkins, Doris Charters, Bernice Wray and Gladys Weliver.

Pallbearers were: Charles Gery; Damon Thompson, Harold Peterson; Carper Crowder; Nathan Lane and Harry Weliever.

Mrs. Dr. Flora, Mrs. Damon Thompson, Walter Stewart and Charles Marshall sang, No Night There, Lead Kindly Light and Abide with Me.

Among those from out of town who attended were; Mr. and Mrs. Brugh of Liter's Ford; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Burgin and daughter Jean of Kokomo; Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Peterson and daughter of Crawfordsville; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Campbell of Waveland; Mr. and Mrs. Oliver McLoed of Crawfordsville; Miss Mildred Cox of Indianapolis and Miss Dorothy Burgin of Frankfort.   -- typed by kbz
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