Cecil Fox and Verna Roberts Fox
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Funeral services for Mrs. Verna Fox, 84, of Winters, were held Tuesday, at 2 p.m. in the First Christian Church, Spur, with church pastor, Dr. Ned Hicks, officiating.

She died November 15, at the Winters Nursing home following a lengthy illness. She was born June 6, 1902, in Milam County. She married Cecil Fox on March 15, 1923, in Spur. They made their home here until 1980, when they moved to Winters.

She attended Mary Harding College in Belton, where she received her teaching certificate. she taught school for a number of years. She was a member of the Spur Eastern Star and the First Christian Church.

Survivors include her husband, Cecil Fox, Winters; a daughter, Mrs. Calvin Holloway, Winters and two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers included Maynard Brown, Ted Karr, Johnny Holbrooks, Wilburn Ball, Graden Bass and Vernon Wright. Honorary Pallbearers were Don Hagins, Barney Yeakley and Al O´Brien.

Burial was in Spur Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Campbell Fuenral Home.

©The Texas Spur, November 20, 1986
From the records of Lillian Grace Nay

Cecil Fox PhotoServices for Cecil Fox, 90, of Winters, formerly of Spur, were at 2 p.m. December 10, 1991, in the First Baptist Church with Rev. Ned Hicks, pastor of the First Christian Church, officiating.

Burial was in Spur Memorial Cemetery under direction of Campbell´s Funeral Home.

Mr. Fox died December 8, 1991 in North Runnels Hospital in Winters. He was born June 21, 1901 in Limestone County.

He started barbering at age 16 and moved to Spur in 1920. He married Verna Roberts on March 15, 1923 in Spur. He worked as State Game Warden until his retirement in 1968.

He moved to Winters in 1980 and was a member of the First Christian Church in Spur; a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Order of the Eastern Star. He served as president of the Caprock Peace Officers Assn. for many years. He was also noted as an expert on rattlesnakes. His wife preceded him in death in 1986.

Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Cecilia and Calvin Holloway, Winters, a brother, Jesse Fox, Austin, two grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Caprock Peace Officers Assn.

©The Texas Spur, December 12, 19915
From the records of Lillian Grace Nay; submitted by Kay Laster

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