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Mary Bunner Cox Huffman, 90, of Fairmont, passed away Tuesday (Jan. 31, 2017) at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
She was born Nov. 18, 1926, on East Grafton Road, Fairmont, daughter of the late Ira T. and Clara I. (Hayhurst) Bunner, of Bunner's Dairy.
Mary graduated in June 1943 from Fairmont Senior High School at the age of 16. She was formerly employed at Copper's Coal Co., Owens-Illinois, the Fairmont Box Co. Champion Block Corp.
Mary is survived by two children, Linda (Cox) Gowers of Elkins and William "Buz" Cox and wife Patty of Monongah; one brother, William Bunner of Bell Run Road; two sisters, Barbara Stevens of White Hall and Joyce Bowers of Akron, Ohio; three grandchildren, Tricia (Cox) Winkler and TJ of Lima, Ohio, Casey (Cox) Harris of Fairmont, and Jessica Gowers of Moundsville; and five great-grandchildren, Syd and Reghan Winkler of Bowling Green, Ohio, Michael Harris of Fairmont, and Ky and Lorelei Williams of Moundsville.
In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her first husband, William R. Cox, second husband, Warren Huffman; and sister, Nancy Bunner.
Dorothy Ferrell, Tommy Ferrell and Jerry Burrows were Mary's care-givers and companions.
The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Friday at Domico Funeral Home, 414 Gaston Ave. in Fairmont. The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home with Rev. Leon Hevener officiating. Interment will follow at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens in Fairmont.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.domicofh.com.
Published on February 2, 2017
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