Alice Louise Cox, 95, of Twin Falls passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Chardonnay Assisted Living in the arms of her daughter(Julie) and granddaughter(Allyson).
Alice was born in Independence, MO on July 17, 1926 to Ruth Annie (Tregemba) Moody and Lloyd W. Moody. She moved with her parents and siblings to Eastern Kansas at the age of 3. Alice received her education there, graduating from Wellsville High School in 1943. Alice received her teaching certificate at the age of 17 and taught in a one room school house for a short time during the war.
Alice married Clifford Cox on August 30, 1944 at Baldwin City, KS. He passed away September 19, 1982.
After retiring in 1993 from the Ardmore Public Library in Ardmore, OK, Alice moved to Twin Falls, ID. She then moved to Buhl where she lived for many years. Alice was a devout Christian and was a member of the Buhl United Methodist Church. In 2012, she moved back to Twin Falls, ID. Alice had many friends and had a love for college football and college basketball. Her two favorite teams were Boise State & Kansas State. She also loved traveling, reading, puzzles, playing Bunco and Skipbo. Alice was known for the amazing and funny stories she told to her friends while sitting around the table playing cards.
Alice is survived by her children: Terry (Jean) Cox of Columbia, SC, John (Cathi) Cox of Cortez, FL, and Julie (Jim) Behrend of Twin Falls, ID; 5 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild; numerous nieces and nephews and several close friends.
Alice is preceded in death by her husband; son (Duane Clifford); 2 brothers - Harry Moody and Lloyd L. Moody; 5 sisters - Avis Blakeman, Frances Pippinger, Ruth Ann Kaub, Joy Christie and Ethel McGinty.
We want to extend a special Thank You to Chardonnay Assisted Living and Hospice Visions for taking such delicate care of Alice. She deserved only the best.
There will be an inurnment and graveside service at the Wellsville Cemetery in Wellsville, Ks on Saturday August 21, 2021 at 1pm.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice Visions, Inc., 455 Park View Loop, Twin Falls, ID 83301.
The following poem is a request from Alice for her family and friends.
My First Christmas in Heaven
I see the countless Christmas trees around the world below.
With tiny lights, like Heaven's stars, reflecting on the snow.
The sight is so spectacular, please wipe away that tear.
For I am spending Christmas with Jesus Christ this year.
I hear the many Christmas songs that people hold so dear.
But the sounds of music compare with the Christmas choir up here.
I have now word to tell you, the joy their voices bring.
For it is beyond description, to hear the Angels sing.
I know how much you miss me, I see the pain inside your heart.
But I am not so far away, we really aren't apart.
So be happy dear ones, you know I hold you dear,
And be glad I'm spending Christmas with Jesus Christ this year.
I send you each a special gift, from my Heavenly home above.
I send you each a memory of undying love.
After all, love is a gift, more precious than pure gold.
It was always most important in the stories Jesus told.
Please love and keep each other, as my Father said to do,
For I can't count the blessings or love He has for you.
So, have a Merry Christmas and wipe away that tear.
Remember, I'm spending Christmas with Jesus Christ this year.