Sarah Edith Cox Buck, affectionately called G.G., died Monday, October 27, 1997 at the Pioneer Care Center, Brigham City, Utah of causes incident to age.
She was born Oct. 21, 1894, in Almy, Wyoming, a daughter of John Cox Sr. and Ellen Eliza Akers and spent her early years in Woodruff, Utah.She married James Henry Buck on March 26, 1913, in the Salt Lake Temple. He died November 6, 1953. She lived in Evanston, Wyoming, Park City, Utah and was a resident of Ogden for many years. She worked at the Ogden Arsenal during World War II and J.C. Penney as a saleslady in the boy's department for 20 years.
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She served as a Primary teacher and counselor, counselor in the YWMIA and as Relief Society secretary. She served a mission to the Central States during 1954-1956 and was a visiting teacher for 25 years. She attended the temple faithfully. Her 50 year membership in Camp M of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers included several positions such as captain. She was also a member of the Silver Star Auxiliary No. 161 of the Loyal Star of America.
Her interests included sewing, crocheting, working in her yard which she dearly loved, and her family.
She is survived by a daughter, Norine B. (Claude L.) Summerhill, Layton, Utah; six grandchildren and their spouses; 24 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Barbara Thieme, Yountville, Calif. She was preceded in death by a son, Arnold W. Buck and daughter, Lois Dearden, one great-grandson and eight brothers and three sisters.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 30, at 11 a.m. in the Larkin and Sons Mortuary, 24th St. and Adams Ave. Friends may call at the mortuary Thursday from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Interment: Ogden City Cemetery.
The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of Pioneer Care Center for their TLC to her during her stay at the facility.
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