In Loving Memory
NICKERSON – Dallas R. Cox, 87, died October 27, 2013, at his home. He was born October 9, 1926, in the Forks of the River Community, Grundy, Mo, to Paul and Lula Ratliff Cox.
He graduated from Trenton High School in 1944. He was a proud veteran of WWII. Dallas was a member of Dockery Methodist Church in rural Trenton, MO, and retired from the United States Postal Service as a rural mail carrier. He married Barbara Eakes in Plains, KS, on August 30, 1949. She survives. They lived in Plains, KS for over 30 years and he worked for Panhandle Eastern. He was an avid sports fan and loved playing baseball.
Other survivors include his wife, daughters, Margaret Russell and husband Skip, Nickerson, Cynthia Berry, Jamesport, MO, Shirley Lane, Burton, KS, sisters, Elsie Allison, Phoenix, AZ, Lawan Whitman, Belle Garden, CA, grandchildren, Shawn Russell, Gerri Russell, James Berry, Robert Strandberg, Leticia Lane, great grandchildren, Kayla, Kenda, Jewel, Kyra, Xyavier, and Kiki.
She was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter Theresa Maire Strandberg, sisters, Wilma Wells, Wanda Woltje, brothers, James, Ivan, Eldon Poosey”, and Dale Cox.
o Cremation has taken place. A memorial service and burial will be held at a later date in Edinburg, MO. Friends may sign the book Wednesday through Saturday at Elliott Mortuary. Memorials may be made to the Dockery Chapel, of Trenton, MO, in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS, 67501.