Louise D. Cox

Published 9:03am Friday, September 25, 2009
Louise Cox
Louise Cox

Louise’s life began in December 1935 in Dowagiac, the daughter of Allan and Permelia (Warner) Johnson.

She was united in marriage to Robert Moore, who survives in Green Valley, Ariz., and then to Charles Cox, who preceded her in death.

Louise was the deputy treasurer of Cass County for several years.

She was a lifelong member of First Christian Church in Dowagiac and served as a deaconess.

Louise, 73, of Dowagiac, was past president of the Cass County Republican Party. Her loving family includes: her mother, Permelia Johnson of Dowagiac; her children, Robert (Pamela) Moore of Niles, Cherie (Jim) Bradford of Dowagiac and Susan (Scott) Johnson of Charlotte, N.C.; stepchildren, Donna (Bill) Stoll of Vandalia, Dianna (Luke) Shubert of Lakeville, Ind., Christine (John) Michael of South Bend, Ind., and Charles “Buddy” (Rebecca) Cox Jr. of Detroit; grandchildren, Rebecca and Rachel Moore of Niles, Joy (Rob) Benoit of Mesa, Ariz., Dana Molter and Marci (Dale) Killarney Jr. of Dowagiac and Jared (Colleen) Bradford of Cassopolis and Cindy Stutzman, Michael Stoll and Jason Stoll; great-grandchildren, Andrew Stull, Haven Angell, Arika, Jenna and Heidi Hemmingway and Rowan Bradford; sisters, Linda (Leo) Jahnz of Elida, Ohio, Allan (Julie) Johnson Jr. of Crossville, Tenn., and Dan (Marge) Johnson of Mesa, Ariz..; and several nieces and nephews.

Louise passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009, at her home.

She is preceded in death by a grandson, Robby Stoll, in 2008.

Her family will gather with friends on Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at McLauchlin-Clark Funeral Home, where her funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. led by Pastor Jon Den Houter of First Christian Church.

She will be laid to rest in South Wayne Cemetery following the service.

Memorials may be directed to First Christian Church or to Hospice at Home.

Please sign her guestbook and leave a memory of Louise at www.mclauchlin-clark.com.

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