Laura L. Wilcox, 67, died at Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2005. She was born Aug. 24, 1937 in Scott County, Kan., the daughter of Tudor Theodore and Aurel Vercy Magie McDermott.
Mrs. Wilcox has been a resident of Payson since 1977. She moved from Denver, Colo. She worked as a secretary for the town of Payson for 23 years.
Mrs. Wilcox's memberships included: United Methodist Church, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary in Tribune, Kan.; and Payson Bridge Organization and the Elks Club Ladies Auxiliary in Payson.
She is survived by her husband, William B. Wilcox of Payson; daughters, Ronda Gooch of Tribune, Kan. and Joni Kysar of Hays, Kan.; and eight grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Lavon Carlisle and Eleanor Kuttler; and daughter, Sheri Lee.
Funeral services were held March 3 in Tribune, Kan.