Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Effie Mae Kinney Houx, 1879-1962

Cedar Rapids Gazette – 14 August 1962
  Effie M. Houx, widow of J. Sam Houx, 500 Third Avenue SW, a Cedar Rapids resident for many years, died in a nursing home Monday.  She was born October 23, 1879, at Jerome, Ia.  Surviving are a brother, George Kinney of Cincinnati, and a sister, Mrs. Osta Norris of Jewell, Ia.
  Mrs. Houx, an accomplished musician, was a member of Trinity Methodist church for 58 years and of the Ida Gard circle.  She was honored last spring for having started Lenten meditations for the Woman’s Society several years ago.
  Services: Turner chapel at 3’ Wednesday by the Rev. Bernard Olson.  Burial: Cedar Memorial.  Friends may call at the chapel.
  Effie Mae Kinney married at Jerome, 23 October 1902, John Samuel Houx who was born at Martinsburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania, 26 December 1857, son of William Jacob Houx, Jr. and Susan E. Shimmer, and who died at Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, 30 November 1934. [findagrave.com]

Gravemarkers for
Effie Mae Kinney Houx
and John Samuel Houx 
in Cedar Memorial Park, 
Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa
Evergreen, Lot 142

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