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Linn County News

Published Jan. 13, 2021


Anna Marie Danley Cox, age 94, Blue Mound, Kan., passed away on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. She was born in Linn County, Kan., on May 11, 1926, the daughter of Fred Lee and Ida E. Merriman DeMott. She was united in marriage to Ray Danley on April 10, 1944. He preceded her in death on Oct. 16, 2001. She later married Maurice Cox on May 10, 2006.  He preceded her on July 2, 2015. In early married years, Ann wall papered and painted. She later worked at Sugar Valley Nursing Home and then for Dr. Bill Justus. Ann loved her family.  She was a member of the Blue Mound Federated Church. Also preceding her was a brother, Herbert DeMott; and two sisters, Mary DeMott and Ruth Ann Whitcomb. Ann is survived by a son, Fred Danley (Virginia); two daughters, Linda Pinneo (Henry), and Kathy Shaughnessy (Bill); six grandchildren, Mary Jane, Susan, Trina, Jamie, JoLyn, and Niki; several great- and great-great-grandchildren.  

Graveside funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at the Sunny Slope Cemetery, Blue Mound, Kan. Individual respects and guest registry can be paid from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at the Schneider Funeral Home, Mound City Chapel. Contributions can be made to St Jude Children's Hospital or Shriner Children's Hospital, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box J, Mound City, Kan. 66056.  Online condolences can be left at  



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