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Evelyn Colleen Cox

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Evelyn Colleen Cox Obituary

Evelyn Colleen Cox, 90, of Live Oak, CA, passed away on September 30, 2017, at Rideout Hospital. Evelyn was born to Louis and Gladys Cox on July 28, 1927, in Pawnee, Oklahoma, then moved to Live Oak in 1931.

She graduated from Live Oak High School in 1945, then attended Yuba College graduating in 1947. Shortly after graduation she started working at the Marysville Medical Clinic. She worked there until her retirement in 1992.

Evelyn had many enjoyments in her life. Some of them were knitting, reading, square dancing, genealogy, her cats and family. She belonged to the Rebekah Lodge and Camera Club. She also traveled to many locations around the world.

Evelyn is survived by her sister, Ernestine Taylor; nieces, Karen Melton and Joy Melton (Allan);great-nieces, Andrea Vallejo (Manuel) and Amanda Melton (Matthew); seven great-great-nieces and nephews; and a cousin, Lillian Griffin.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents Louis and Gladys Cox; brother-in-law, Gordon Taylor; nephew-in-law, Edward Melton; and great-nephew, Barron Melton.

Visitation at Ullrey Memorial Chapel, Monday, October 9, 2017, from 4:00-6:00pm. Graveside service will be held at the Live Oak Cemetery on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 12:30pm.
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Published in Appeal Democrat on Oct. 7, 2017
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