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Winnifred Elizabeth fox

March 25, 1926 — April 9, 2019

Winnifred Elizabeth Fox, 93, of Eufaula, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at the St. Francis Hospital of Muskogee. Winnifred was born on March 25, 1926, in Muskogee, Oklahoma, the daughter of Roman Veloy and Iva (Cagle) Austin.

She met the love of her life, William “Bill” Fox, while singing at a supper club. She sang and played the guitar, having all the leads and harmony. They fell in love and in 1973 were married in Wichita, Kansas.

She was a lifetime member of the Eastern Star in Norwich, Kansas where she served as a Worthy Matron, a member of the VFW Auxiliary and an active member of the American Legion Auxiliary.

Winnifred was a member of the Oak Ridge Baptist Church.

Survivors include: her husband, Bill Fox, of the home; her daughters, Bonnie Hagan and husband Doug of Harrah, Dixie Hurley and husband Kevin of Williston, North Dakota, Vicki Haeberle and husband Allan of LaQuinta, California and Janis Engels and husband Duane of Rosehill, Kansas; her son, Brad Fox of Wichita, Kansas; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and a nephew, Michael Willcut and wife Lana of Eufaula.

She is preceded in death by her parents, a son, Chuck Thornbrugh. a sister Ada Gene Will-cut and a nephew, Pat Willcut.

A memorial service was held 11 a.m., Saturday, May 11, 2019, at the Oak Ridge Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Rea officiating.

Services were under the direction of Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory.

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