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Margie M. (Bonham) Cox  

Margie M. (Bonham) Cox

December 29, 1929 – January 2, 2017

Margie M. (Bonham) Cox, age 87, of Bear, DE, went home to be with our Lord on Monday, January 2, 2017.

Born in Sugar Grove, VA on December 29, 1929, Mrs. Cox was the daughter of the late Millard and Vinnie (Keyes) Bonham. She made her career with the State of Delaware, retiring after 31 ½ years of dedicated service.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Cox was preceded in death by her husband, Davis M. Cox; son, David R. Cox; 3 brothers; and 4 sisters. She is survived by her daughters, Diane Gearhart (Larry) and Cheryl Cox; grandchildren, Melissa (Butch) and Scott (Vicky); great grandchildren, Tina (Erik), Ian (Lynsa) and Maranne (Bret); great great grandchildren, Michelle and Chad; sisters, Lucille, Sharon and Wanda; brother, Bob (Hattie); and many nieces and nephews.

At the request of Mrs. Cox, services will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), 455 Stanton-Christiana Road, Newark, DE 19713 or to the American Cancer Society, 92 Read’s Way, Suite 205, New Castle, DE 19720.

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  1. Bob and Hattie Bonham, January 3, 2017

    She was the most caring loving precious person that anyone would ever know. Rip you will be missed love you.

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  2. Barbara Jean (Gearhart) Hensley, January 4, 2017

    Nan will always be in our hearts always. She will now be in god’s hands cooking with all the other angels. Prayers to her family in this time of sorrow.

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  3. Melissa Bryant, January 4, 2017

    The GREATEST WOMAN to ever live. My heart is broken and my soul feels lost. How do I express who you were in a message. You were the most AMAZING woman I’ve ever known. Your sweet “bless your heart” attitude that kept some wondering to smile or run; Your ability to make everyone feel “WELCOME” (and fed); Who’s door was always OPEN (literally wide open and unlocked in the middle.of the night in summer) who’s bright red hair (and ways promping) and gold bracelets dangled, without a sign of arrogance. CONFIDENCE protruded from you, you always made others feel so WORTHY!!! Your way of NEVER saying goodbye at the end of a call (leave people hanging with Uh huh) ALL these memories I cannot express but OUR LOVE MY DEAR MOMOM is what is ALWAYS LEFT!!! I will spend every day TRYING MY BEST to be half the woman, momom, you were. Until we meet again, I LOVE YOU

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  4. Larry, January 4, 2017

    Mom u was the star on top of our tree u will be missed deeply

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  5. Betty Thompson, January 4, 2017

    I met Margie when she was spending time with Bob and Hattie. She was a loving mother and friend to everyone. Enjoyed the time we visited. I believe she is in that beautiful city which the Bible tells us that has streets of pure Gold. We shell meet again someday. May all of her family find Comfort in knowing she is at peace. And may God bless everyone. Betty and Bob Thompson

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  6. The Ford Family, January 5, 2017

    Thoughts and prayers to your entire family. I know how much she meant to you.

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  7. "Chickie" Dorothy Knorr, January 5, 2017

    Mrs. Cox you were always very good to us kids in the old neighbor. You were always so sweet. I will cherish all the good times we had at your house and fun times in your pool. You will truely be missed. You are a beautiful angel in heaven.

    Prayers for the family.

    God Bless you all.

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  8. Bill Anderson, January 5, 2017

    I worked with Mrs. Cox many years ago at the Delaware State Hospital, she was a loyal co-worker and a good friend, Condolences to her family, I know she will be missed.

    Bill Anderson

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  9. Sheila M Lyons, January 5, 2017

    God bless the family in this time. Remember The Lord is with us.The best part of life is reaching heaven and seeing the ones we always will love. A woman of great courage and inspiration who knew how to handle life as it was handed to her and who was always there for her family. The love from her heart was truly a blessing from God. The love she shares will always be a part of so many she loved and left behind. Nanny You are LOVED and always will be missed and admired for your great strength and courage and the true love you showed to so many.

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