News From Terre Haute, Indiana

August 24, 2013

Francis Gale Cox


---- — Francis Gale Cox, 65, of Terre Haute, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, in her home.

She was born Jan. 3, 1948, in Danville, Ky., to Eli Cox and Hazel Cooley Carey.

Frances enjoyed vegetable gardening and home repair and construction. She loved to cook and help others.

Frances was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Carol Huffman.

She is survived by her lifetime companion, Rose Collins; daughters, Rene Shepherd of Indianapolis; Lilly Ngyen and her husband, Tommy, of Virginia Beach, Va.; and Mary Trumbo of Indianapolis. She is also survived by her brothers, Alton Hall of Florida; Franklin Elliott and his wife, Doris, of Anderson; and Charles Whitehouse; sisters, Brenda Bambrough of Elwood and Laura Robin Ahern of Florida; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles; and very special friend, Sherry Hayes.

Services will take place at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, at Greiner Funeral Home, 2005 N. 13th St. in Terre Haute. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Grandview Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at: