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Rushden Echo & Argus, 26th February 1937, transcribed by Kay Collins
Funeral of Mr. J. D. Cox, Higham Ferrers
The funeral of Mr. John Dudley Cox, of Wharf-road, Higham Ferrers whose death at the age of 65 was announced last week, took place at Higham on Saturday afternoon, the Rev. P. Kirk conducting a service at St. Mary's Church.

The mourners were: Mrs. Cox (widow), Mr. and Mrs. Albert Homan (son-in-law and daughter), Mr. and Mrs. Philip Cox, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Cox (brothers and sisters-in-law), Mrs. A. Leach, Bedford (sister), Mr. and Mrs. Mayo (brother and sister-in-law), Miss L. Mayo (niece), Mr. and Mrs. J. Cox (cousins), and Messrs. Ball, Peat, Pickford, Freeman and Murray (fellow workmen on the Higham Ferrers Town Council staff).

The wreaths were inscribed: To a dear, devoted Husband, from heart-broken wife—God knows best; To dear Dad and Grandad, from Ivy, Albert and little John; Minnie, Fred and Lilian; Aunt and Uncle Jack, Portsmouth; Phil, El..., Winnie and Evelyn; neighbours and friends, Wharf-road; Mrs. Homan and family, Rushden; Sister and brother, Lil and Elib, J...per; Nan, Kit and family, Bedford; Ann, Lizzie and Aunt Esther, Irthlingborough; Harry and Hilda, Stevington; Jim and Nancy, Bedford; Tommy and Lizzie, Stevington; Mrs. Keech and family, Higham Ferrers; Betty; Wag and Lil, Yelden; Vi, Irthlingborough; His fellow workmen on the Higham Ferrers Town Council; Edith and Jim, Cambridge; Mr and Mrs. Dennis and Co.

Messrs. T. Swindall and Sons were the undertakers.

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