May 27, 2024

Margaret Lee Cox, age 95, died Friday, February 17, 2017, at her daughter’s home in Moscow, Kansas. She was born June 25, 1921, in Bloom, Colorado the daughter of Walter and Cora (Carter) Spaulding.

Margaret grew up in Colorado Springs, Colorado and moved to western Kansas after she married Ray A. Cox in 1936. She married Wesley W. Cox in 1948; he preceded her in death in 1982. She worked as a restaurant cook and was a contract mail carrier and retired in 1980. She enjoyed embroidering, reading, going to garage sales and collecting salt and pepper shakers. 

She is survived by three sons, Ray Cox, Jr. of Hugoton, KS, Jimmy Cox of Conway Springs, Kansas and Willard Thomas Cox of Garden City, Kansas; two daughters, Patsy R. Mangels of Hugoton, Kansas and Susan J. Munson of Moscow, Kansas; one sister, Edith June Green of Loveland, Colorado; 16 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren and 18 great-great-grandchildren.

Margaret is preceded in death by her parents; husband Wesley, six siblings, and a son Richard Cox.

Graveside service will be Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at 2:00 PM at the Rolla Cemetery, Rolla, Kansas with Pastors Larry Bradford and Sean Schraeder officiating. Friends may call on Monday, February 20, 2017, from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Garnand Funeral Home in Hugoton, Kansas. Memorials may be given to Mosaic in Garden City, Kansas in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 423 S Main, Hugoton, KS 67951.