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Frances Juanice Fox

Frances Juanice Fox was American librarian, educator. Certified kindergarten, primary, and elementary teacher, certified library, certified religious education Diocese of Phoenix. Scholar Phoenix College, Arizona State College, 1959; recipient Gold Poet award World Book of Poetry, 1990, Honorable Mention Poetic Voices of America, 1990, International Twentieth Century Achievement award Cambridge Education, 1994.


  • Fox, Frances Juanice was born on August 17, 1916 in Vicksburg, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Willie Amercy Thaxton and Fannye Lou (Spell) Hepfer.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Phoenix College, 1959. Bachelor of Science in Education, Arizona State University, 1963. Master of Science in Education, Library., Arizona State University, 1972.


    • Substitute teacher Eseambia County School District, Pensacola, Florida, 1936-1938. Kindergarten teacher Lollipop Lane School, Phoenix, 1960-1961, 1st United Methodist Day School, Phoenix, 1961-1962. Teacher grade 3 Wilson Elementary School, 1962-1963.

      Summer library R.E. Simpson Elementary School, 1964, 65. Preschool teacher Jewish Community Center, 1967-1968. Library Audio Visual Center Saints Simon and Judge Elementary School, 1969-1982.

      Cataloger First United Methodist Church Library., Phoenix, 1963, Baker Center Arizona State University Methodist and Hillel Students Library., Tempe, 1969. Teacher church school, 1942-1969, retired, 1969.

    Major achievements

    • Certified kindergarten, primary, and elementary teacher, certified library, certified religious education Diocese of Phoenix.


    • Contributor poetry to varius publications, including The National Library Poetry, 1995, Poetic Voices of America, 1990, 95, World Book of Poetry. 1990. Co-compiler: (library manual) Diocese of Phoenix, 1980-1981.


    The state should not use its authority to promote any particular religious belief. It should allow people practice their own religious convictions.


    Righteousness is a demand of God. It can be received only through faith in God.

    Denomination: Methodist


    The demands of modern life may leave someone stressed and overloaded, or isolated and feeling useless. Be persistent, and success will be definitely achieved.


    Organizer, leader Girl Scouts United States of America, Birmingham, Alabama, 1951, 52, Phoenix, 1976-1983. Leader cub scouts Boy Scouts American, Birmingham, 1950-1952, Phoenix, 1952-1955. Swim instructor American Red Cross, Florida, Arizona, 1933, 34, 53, 54.

    Dance instructor Circle Game and Beginning Dance, Wesley Community Center, Phoenix, 1966, 67. School teacher Methodist Church, 1939-1969. Member American Library Association, Arizona State Library.

    Association (committee on continuing education 1979-1981), Gold Star Wives of America Inc. (president 1993-1994, national parlementarian 1990-1991), DAV Auxiliary (life), Arizona Parent-Teachers Association (life member, organizer, vice president), Phi Theta Kappa, Iota Sigma Alpha Honor Society.



    Dance, photography, genealogy, sewing, music composition.


    • Married Leonard John Fox, February 25, 1937. Children: Frances Juanice, L. John Junior, Kenneth L., Robert T., William E., Elizabeth Jean.
    • father: Willie Amercy Thaxton Hepfer
    • mother: Fannye Lou (Spell) Hepfer
    • spouse: Leonard John Fox
    • children: Frances Juanice Fox
    • L. John Junior Fox
    • Kenneth L. Fox
    • Robert T. Fox
    • William E. Fox
    • Elizabeth Jean Fox
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    Died August 18, 2005
    (aged 89)
    • 1959
      Phoenix College
    • 1963
      Arizona State University
    • 1972
    • 1936 - 1938
      Substitute teacher, Eseambia County School District
      Pensacola, Florida, United States
    • 1960 - 1961
      kindergarten teacher, Lollipop Lane School
      Phoenix, Arizona, United States
    • 1961 - 1962
      kindergarten teacher, Lollipop Lane School
      Phoenix, Arizona, United States
    • 1962 - 1963
      teacher, grade 3 Wilson Elementary School
    • 1964
      summer library R.E. Simpson Elementary School
    • 1967 - 1968
      preschool teacher, Jewish Community Center
    • 1969 - 1982
      library Audio Visual Center Sts. Simon and Judge Elementary School
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