Yvonne Grover Cox passed away at her home in Washington, Utah on Oct. 23, 2016 after a four-year battle with lung cancer.
She was born in Tremonton, Utah on July 28, 1941 to Ralph Dean and Edith Manning Grover. She graduated from Davis High School in 1959. She attended Weber State and LDS Business College. While working at Sperry Univac in Salt Lake City, she met and married Jeff Cox on April 5, 1963. They were later sealed in the Manti Temple on Feb. 22, 1986.
They moved to Sanpete County and raised their family in Moroni. Jeff and Yvonne were members of the Moroni Feed Company and Norbest. They raised turkeys and worked with Jeff’s father at Moroni Coal and Building Supplies. Yvonne was the personnel manager for Moroni Feed Company. In 1999, Jeff and Yvonne retired and moved to St. George.
Yvonne loved her family and spent her life serving them and her neighbors. She was a good cook and enjoyed reading, sewing, and camping. She served in multiple Relief Society presidencies and young women’s presidencies, she was camp director, a primary and Sunday school teacher, and was a faithful visiting teacher. She loved to travel and recently spent time with her daughters in Cabo, Mexico.
She is survived by her husband Jeff Cox, (Washington), her children, Jeffery Elliott (San Diego), David and Suzie Williams (West Jordan), Dean and Helen Cox (Logan), Ron and Tracy Rasmussen (Ephraim), Jeff and Jamie Bahlmann (St. George), 19 grandchildren and three great-granddaughters. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brothers Lynn and Dennis.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 at 11 a.m. in the Washington 8th Ward Chapel at 446 East Mangum Road, with a viewing prior from 9:30-10:45 a.m. A graveside service will be held Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 at 11 a.m. at the Manti City Cemetery.
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