Auburn – Mary Cox, 94 of Auburn, IL, passed away Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Sunrise Skilled Nursing and Rehab Virden, IL.
Mary was born November 17, 1922 in Auburn, IL a daughter of Marcel and Zoe (Moreau) Bastien. She married McKinley Cox September 5, 1938 in St. Louis, MO. She worked at McCoy’s Laundry and Cleaners in Springfield, IL and then 10 years as a nurse’s aide at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.
Surviving is her daughter, Barbara Jean Yazell of Sidell, LA, son, Chester Cox of Virden, IL, 11 grandchildren, several great grandchildren and several great great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Preceding in death was her husband McKinley Cox, infant daughter, Mary Cox, sons Kenneth and Dennis Cox, a great grandchild and a brother, Marcel E. Bastien.
Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday August 11, 2017 at Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home Auburn, IL, with funeral services at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, IL. Memorials may be made the Auburn Ambulance Service, Auburn, IL. Please visit www.calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.com to leave a comment for the family.