HELEN M. BOX PDF Print E-mail
Obituary

Helen Marie Box, 83, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Southwest Medical Center in Liberal.

She was born March 10, 1931  to Thurman and Ola (Tollison) Fox in Ada, Okla.

She married Harold Eugene "Gene" Box on March 19th, 1947 at Ada, Okla. He preceded her in death on Aug. 22, 2007.

She was a homemaker, business partner and a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

She enjoyed reading and studying the Bible and also was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church.

She had many artistic abilities and enjoyed oil painting, pastels and other art mediums.

Survivors include son, David Box and wife Donita, Liberal; daughter, Sandra O'Riley and husband Michael, Sierra Vista, Ariz.; daughter-in-law, Tresha Box, Edmond, Okla.; nine grandchildren: Harold E. "Trey" Box III and wife Summer, Robert W. Box and wife Brandy, Anthony Bradford, Stacy Knowlton and husband Dale, Sarah Swearingen, Dustin Box and wife Dawnetta, Dominique Fischer and husband Eric, DeLainy Holder and husband Kevin, Devon Box; and 18 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Harold Eugene Box, Jr. in 2004; sisters, Lucille and Barbara; and brothers, Eugene and Donnie.

• A dual memorial celebrating the lives of Gene and Helen will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at the First Southern Baptist Church with Pastor Jack Jacob presiding.

Memorials are suggested to Cal Farley's Boy's Ranch and National MS Society in care of Miller Mortuary.

Friends may send condolences to the family through Helen's tribute webpage at www.millermortuary.net

 

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