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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • OBITUARY: Mary Nell Cox

  • Mary Nell Cox, 93,of Eldorado, died Sunday Dec. 30, 2012 at the Fountain View Nursing Home in Eldorado.
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  • Mary Nell Cox, 93,of Eldorado, died Sunday Dec. 30, 2012 at the Fountain View Nursing Home in Eldorado.
    She was born in Gallatin County on Feb. 16, 1919, to the late Jacob and Catherine (Berkel) Wentzel. She was a seamstress at the cap factory. She was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Eldorado.
    She is survived by her son Charles (Debbie) Drone of Eldorado; granddaughter Katie (Gary Wayne) Young; two stepgrandchildren Amy (Jerry) Allen and T.J. (Brette) Mayberry; four great-grandchildren, Gavin, Kane, Grady and Slade.
    She is also survived by several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and -nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her first husband Kenneth Drone on July 4, 1987, and also her second husband Glen Cox. She was also preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.
    Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Father Abraham Adejoh will be officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be 9 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the Watson Funeral Home.
    On line condolences may be sent to the family at watsonfuneralhome.net.

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