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Frances Juanice Fox, 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.


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; kindergarten teacher, 1st United Methodist Day School, Phoenix, 1961-1962; teacher grade 3, Wilson Elementary School, Phoenix, 1962-1963; summer library, R.E. Simpson Elementary School, Phoenix, 1964, 65; preschool teacher, Jewish Community Center, Phoenix, 1967-1968; library Audio Visual Center, Saints Simon and Judge Elementary School, Phoenix, 1969-1982. Cataloger First Untied Methodist Church Library., Phoenix, 1963, Baker Center Arizona State University Methodist and Hillel Students Library., Tempe, 1969. Teacher church school, 1942-1969, retired, 1969.


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


  • Other Work

    • 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.


God seeks to transform relationship with and between people. If politics is about how we choose to live together and to treat one another, there is surely a place for discerning the activity of God in politics.


Christians with different interpretations of the Bible should be engaged in discussions about the ways the Bible can be applied to major world issues.


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.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: dancing, 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.

Willie Amercy Thaxton Hepfer

Fannye Lou (Spell) Hepfer

Leonard John Fox

Robert T. Fox

L. John Junior Fox

Elizabeth Jean Fox

Kenneth L. Fox

William E. Fox

Frances Juanice Fox