Active Duty Entered
Cox settled in Ohio after her military service. In 1961, the name Eddie Jean Cox was listed in The Courier-Journal's report of abandoned property at the Life and Casualty Insurance Company of Tennessee.
Eddie J. Cox Beasley died in Cincinnati, OH and is buried beside her mother in the Butler County Memorial Park Cemetery in Trenton, OH.
Sources:"62 Women soldiers studying leadership: Regular Army's first race Wacs in training," The Pittsburgh Courier, 12/25/1948, p. 14; Eddie Jean Cox, 148 Fourth, Maysville, Ky. $66, on p. 12 of "Jefferson County. Report of Property Presumed Abandoned as of July 1, 1960," The Courier-Journal, 10/10/1960, pp. 10-15; Eddie J. Beasley at Find A Grave; and "Death Notices: Beasley, Eddie Jean," The Cincinnati Enquirer, 1/10/1983, p. D9.
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Cite This NKAA Entry:
“Beasley, Eddie Jean Cox,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed October 1, 2023, https://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/300004571.
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