Harriet Cox Obituary

Harriet Pauline Cox
Harriet Pauline Cox
Harriet Pauline Cox

October 26, 2003
Born in Polk City, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Family and friends mourn the passing of Harriet Pauline Cox, age 74. Born to Theda and Harry Sanford, she was the second youngest of five children; Lula Belle, Marion, Esther and brother, Jack. She was born and raised in Polk City, Iowa.

She married Melvin Cox in 1949, settled in Des Moines and raised two children, Becky and Steven. She was a dedicated mother, gracious and loving to all who knew her, always placing family needs above her own. She never sought higher education, though very intelligent and talented. Harriet loved to laugh, a sense of humor being a particularly prized family trait. She is survived by sisters, Lula Belle and Marion; children, Steve and Becky, and four grandchildren, Emily, Carly and twins, Nick and Aaron.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, October 30 at Westover Funeral Home. Burial will take place at Ridgedale Cemetery in Johnston. Friends may call after 4 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home, where the family will be present from 6 to 8 p.m. Memorials may be made to Blank Children's Hospital.




Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Wednesday, October 29, 2003
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Westover Funeral Home
Thursday, October 30, 2003
11:00 AM
Ridgedale Cemetery
Near Hyperion Golf Course
Johnston, IA US 50131
Thursday, October 30, 2003