July 26, 1922 ~ January 6, 2003
Beatrice 'Marie' Cox, 80, joined her husband, Ralph Cox, on January 6, 2003, in heaven on what would have been their 60th anniversary. Ralph preceded her in death on December 18, 1973. Also preceded in death by her parents, Dora and Orville Younger; sisters, Bessie Graves and Esther Awbrey; and brother, Dewey Younger. Survived by her children, Terry (Vic) Reinert- Zupancic, Pam (Jim) Shiner, David (Marline) Cox all of Pueblo, Becky Cox of Lakewood, Colorado, and Mark (Lounell) Cox of Alabama; grandchildren, Chuck (Catherine) Reinert, and Edwin (Janette) Reinert, Cheryl (Dan) Nelson, Lisa (Tom) Dace, Timothy and Stephen Shiner, Nicole Cox, and Robin Rider; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters, Cora (Harold) Lane and Florence Dyke; numerous nieces and nephews; and faithful friend, Frances Kidder. Beatrice 'Marie' was born July 26, 1922, in Pueblo, Colorado. She took great joy in serving as a foster grandparent for Spanish Peaks Mental Health Center, where she was know as 'Grandma Bea.' 'Marie' was a longtime member of First Church of the Nazarene and Eagles Aerie #145. At her request, there will be no viewing. A memorial and celebration of life service will be held 10 a.m. Friday, January 10, 2003, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel, 14th & Main St., with Pastor Conley Henderson officiating. Inurnment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery Garden Columbarium. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Spanish Peaks Mental Health Center Children's Fund or the American Heart Association, through the funeral home.