Ruth Depp Cox PDF Print
Friday, 21 October 2011 12:07

Ruth Depp Cox age 92 formerly of Glasgow died Thursday, October 20, 2011 iat Fairview Ridges Hospital in  Burnsville, Minnesota after an extended illness.   She was born February 7, 19191 in Summer Shade to Carlisle Brown Depp and Nora Hope Depp.  Ruth graduated from Glasgow Junction High School and attended Western Kentucky State Teachers’ College.  She taught in one room schools at Fairview and Bon Ayr.  

She married Morris Martin Cox in 1942.  During his work in the defense industry they lived in oklahoma and Minnesota before settling in Richland, Washington.  After his death in 1963, she brought her family back home to Glasgow.  She taught for several years as a substiture teacher in the Glasgow Schools and worked as an admissions clerk at T. J. Samson Community Hospital.  She left Kentucky in 1996 to live with her daughter in Greenville, North Caolina.  They moved to Minnesota in 2007.  Ruth's lifelong belief in the value of education lives on in her chldren and grandchildren.

She is survived by a daughter, Sherralyn S. Cox of Apple Valley, Minnesota; her son Alan Depp Cox and wife Nicole of Eagan, Minnesota; grandsons William and David; her sister Lillian Hope Bertram and husband Hascal of Glasgow; a nephew Shawn Bertram and wife Janice of Glasgow and great-nephews Justin and Lucas. 

In additon to her parents she was preceded in death by her brothers Donald, Dwight and Paul Rex Depp.

Funeral services for Ruth Depp Cox will be held at 1pm Saturday, October 29, 2011 at the A. F. Crow and Son Funeral Home with burial in the Happy Valley Memorial Gardens. Visitation after 11am Saturday, October 29, 2011 at the funeral home.  Alternate expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Heart Association.


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