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November 20, 1922 - November 24, 2021

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Faith United Methodist Church of Delton, 503 South Grove St., Delton, MI 49046. Interment will take place at Oak Grove Cemetery in Galesburg. Memorial contributions may be made to Galesburg Baptist Church or a mission agency of one’s choice to honor Vonda’s dedicated support of many missions and missionaries over the years.

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Age 99, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, November 24, 2021. Vonda was born in Detroit, Michigan on November 20, 1922, the daughter of the late Olin and Ethel (Kerr) Banghart. On January 18, 1941, she married John Wesley Cox, Jr. who preceded her in death on January 30, 1991. Vonda graduated with a degree in Elementary Education from WMU in 1963 and earned her graduate degree in Counseling and Guidance in 1965. She retired from Comstock Public Schools after more than 30 years of teaching. Vonda had a love for the outdoors and nature and enjoyed birdwatching and collecting rocks. She loved her family and especially spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Vonda is survived by her daughters, Wilma Kyle of Kalamazoo and Maxine (Glenn) Dunham of Conway, AR; grandchildren, Deborah (Ryan) Huyck, Douglas Kyle, Teri Clore, Andrea (Robert) Lutz, Daphne Kalin, Tim (Sara) Cox, Amy (Bill) Ritchie, Bethany (Rodgers) Clark, Curtis (Doga Kuyucu) Dunham, Scott Bresson, William (Laura) Bresson and Mathew (Greg Marvin) Bresson; 16 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Alex (Eleanor) Banghart and Dallas Banghart; several nieces and nephews; and countless friends. Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Karen (Richard) Bresson; son, David (Karen) Cox; and son-in-law, Robert Kyle; granddaughter in-law, Cathy Kyle and three brothers and a sister.