Betty Cox, 92

Betty Jane Cox, age 92, of Vandalia, MI passed away Thursday, October 22, 2015 at home.
She was born April 12, 1923 in Dowagiac, MI the daughter of Floyd and Lola (Franklin) Hunsburger. On May 31, 1943 in Bryan, OH she married Richard E. Cox who preceded her in death.
Betty was the township clerk for Penn Township for many years and did bookkeeping for the family farm. She enjoyed working in the yard and traveling and truly enjoyed her grandchildren.
Surviving are three children, Janet Barnett and Michael Cox both of Cassopolis, MI and Mary Nelson of Battle Creek, MI; one sister, Marrianne (EJ) Gould of LaGrange, IN, one brother, Robert F. (Denise) Hunsburger of Dowagiac; son-in-law Bradley Barnett of Cassopolis; grandchildren Richard (Becky) Cox, Chris (Katie) Barnett, Gary (Rhonda) Barnett, Jessica & Nicholas Byrne, Lynn (Westphal) Cox and Kim (Eric) Hoopes; great-grandchildren, Lila, Christopher, Spencer, Stacey, Kristen, Emily, Matthew, Ambrose, Skyler, Lane, Tiffany Caelan, Hunter, Ellie and Leah and many who called her Grandma. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Richard, son Tom Cox and grandson Darrell Cox.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 PM Tuesday, October 27, 2015 in the Mater-Ralston Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at the Wakelee United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Little Fish Lake Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to the Council on Aging, Cassopolis, MI. Online condolences may be left at

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