____________________________________________________________________________ D.B. Cox Died Tuesday Afternoon Served in Civil War in the Fourth Arkansas Cavalry Two Years. D.B. Cox (Uncle B.), aged 90 years, died at his home near Shawmut Tuesday (October 6, 1936) after about nine days illness. Uncle B. was well known (throughout) the county, having lived in the county since 1904, when he settled on Suck creek a few miles northeast of Delight. He was born in Clark county in 1846, where he made his home prior to his settlement in this county. He served in the last two years of the Civil War in the Fourth Arkansas Cavalry and received an honorable discharge at the close of the war. The wife of the deceased preceded him in death two years ago. He is survived by seven children: A.J. Cox, Murfreesboro; J.M. Cox, Hot Springs; W.M. Cox, Rawls; John D. Cox, Shawmut; W.N. Cox, Mt. Ida; Mrs. Julia Matilda McLard, Pearcy; Mrs. G.C. Gatliff, Shawmut. He became a members and minister of the Primitive Baptist church early in life, to which denomination he lived a very devoted life until the end. Funeral services are to be held this (Thursday) afternoon at Macedonia by Elder Clifton Keeton. ____________________________________________________________________________ Pike County Tribune, Volume 15, Number 35, October 9, 1936, page 1, column 2. ____________________________________________________________________________ HTML file and design by David Kelley, 1997. All rights reserved.