Alyna “Ellen” Cox 67 of Oakland City, IN entered rest on Tuesday March 25, 2008 2:30 P.M. at Memorial Hospital in Jasper, IN.

She was born on October 15, 1940 in Boucoiran, France to Wladyslaw and Anna (Polonwicz) Kuszowski.  She became a United States Citizen after her marriage to Bill Cox in Bouligny, France in 1958.   She was an active member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church since 1975, TOPS member since 1985 and Avon representative for over twenty years, attended the Catholic Cursillo in 1997 and received Brute Award for 2003 from the Evansville Diocese.  She also served as election clerk for many years.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Perriot Kuszowski of Cannes, France.

Surviving are her husband of 50 years William Cox;  a son William (Miekka) Cox Jr. of Haubstadt, IN; and daughters Sandra (Steve) Uppencamp and Brenda (Willie) Denton of Oakland City, IN.   Grandchildren Nicole Sharp, Winslow, IN, Summer Uppencamp, Oakland City, IN, Crystal Denton, West Lafayette, IN, Amanda Denton, Oakland City, IN, Jake, Abby, Natalie and Mariel Cox, Haubstadt, IN.

Great grandchildren, Alyna Sharp, Winslow, IN and Chase Denton, Oakland City, IN.

Sister Jeanine Kuszowski;  brothers, Wladislas, Henri, and Antoine Kuszowski all of France; and several nieces and nephews and brothers and sister-in-laws.

Funeral Mass will be a Saturday March 29, 2008 10:00 A.M. Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Oakland City with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery in Princeton, IN. Fr. Ronald Zgunda will be officiating.  

Visitation will be from 3:00-8:00P.M.Friday and Saturday from Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel.

Wake service will be Friday at 7:30 PM. at the chapel.