Weatherford Democrat


February 12, 2014

Hattie E. Fox

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. – Hattie E. Fox, 84, of rural Jacksonville, Ill., died Sunday evening, Feb. 9, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Ill.

Service is 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 14, at Williamson Funeral Home with burial at Hebron Cemetery. The family will meet friends from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

She was born March 8, 1929, in Ashland, Ill., the daughter of Walter and Louise Ratliff Caswell. She married Lyman W. “Pat” Fox Jr. on Nov. 5, 1949, in Jacksonville, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 4, 1998. Mrs. Fox worked at Mobil Chemical in Jacksonville for 20 years. She also worked alongside her husband on the family farm in the Sinclair Community for many years. She was a devoted mother and grandmother and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and doing word search puzzles.

She is survived by two daughters, Kitty (husband, David) Piper of rural Jacksonville, Ill., and Debbie (husband, Jay) Holtsclaw, of Weatherford; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Jane Keeney.

Memorials are suggested to Hebron Cemetery. Condolences may be left online at

Williamson-Airsman-Hires Funeral Home

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