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Cleo Belle Hightower

October 28, 2012


Hightower, Cleo Belle (nee Cox) expired on Sunday, October 28, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Claude E. Gene Hightower; dear mother of the deceased infant Patricia Jeanne Hightower; loving daughter of the late Louis Josephus and Ann Lee (Goodrich) Cox; loving sister of the late Vesper Louis Cox, Ruby Lee (Cox) Leath, Rosa Jane (Cox) Vader, Myrtle Mae Cox, John Wesley Cox, Pearl Catherine (Cox) Kingsborough, Paul Goodrich Cox and Herschel Laverne Cox; dear aunt, great aunt, great great aunt and friend of many.
Mrs. Hightower was a public school classroom teacher for 34 years and her last 29 years for the University City Public School System.
Services: A Funeral Service will be held at LUPTON CHAPEL, 7233 Delmar Blvd, University City, on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 10:00 am. Interment Oak Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions appreciated to Cleo Cox Hightower Heart Research Fund or Cleo Cox Hightower Cancer Research Fund, C/O The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital, 1001 Highlands Plaza Drive West, Suite 140, St. Louis, MO, 63110. The family will receive friends at Lupton Chapel on Friday, November 2, 2012 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Condolences on-line at


Death: October 28, 2012


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