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Obituary for Phyllis L Cox

Phyllis L. Cox, 80, of Waynesfield, OH passed away, Saturday, May 6, 2017 at her home.

Phyllis was born on September 30, 1936 in Roundhead Twp, Hardin Co, OH to the late Marvin L. and Ethel F. Wierman Ford.

On August 1, 1954, she married Robert E. “Gene” Cox at the Roundhead United Methodist Church and shared 62 wonderful years together. Phyllis is survived by her husband, their children, Robert Glen (Deborah) Cox and Jeanette L. (James) Spangler, both of Waynesfield, and Brian E. (Tammy) Cox of Springfield, eight grandchildren, Nicholas, Michelle, Betsy, Emily, Matt, Kristy, Joshua, and Taylor, two great grandchildren, Corbin and Nora, three siblings, Lois Ann (Joe) Beeson of Winona Lake, IN, Edith Faye Greiwe of Indianapolis, IN, and Marvin L. (Marilyn) Ford of Harrod, OH, and several nieces and nephews.

Phyllis was a 1954 graduate of Roundhead High School. She retired in 1998, after 30 years at Orthodontic Associates in Lima, OH. Phyllis was a member of the Waynesfield United Methodist Church and Waynesfield Lion’s Club. She formerly serviced as a 4-H adviser in the late 1960’s. Phyllis enjoyed sewing, quilting, needle crafts, gardening, and traveling with her husband. She was a real people person and enjoyed the company of those she knew and met. Her greatest love was for her family and being with her grandchildren.

Phyllis’s family would like to give special thank you’s to all those who sent cards, well wishes and prayers, and to all the doctors, nurses and staff of Grand Lake Hospice, James Cancer Research Center, and Joint Twp Wound Clinic for all of their care and support.

Pastor Katie Hayes will begin funeral services at 11:00 am, Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at Waynesfield United Methodist Church. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 9th from 2-8 pm at the church and one hour prior to services on Wednesday. Burial is in Willow Branch Cemetery, Waynesfield.

Memorial Contributions in Phyllis’s name may be given to Waynesfield United Methodist Church Wednesday Supper Program, and Melanoma Research Foundation.

Arrangements are in the care of Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview. Condolences may be expressed at shoffstallfuneralhome.com.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

9

May

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Waynesfield United Methodist Church

124 E. Wapakoneta Street
Waynesfield, Ohio 45896

Visitation

Wednesday

10

May

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Waynesfield United Methodist Church

124 E. Wapakoneta Street
Waynesfield, Ohio 45896

Service

Wednesday

10

May

11:00 AM
Waynesfield United Methodist Church

124 E. Wapakoneta Street
Waynesfield, Ohio 45896

Cemetery Details

Location

Willow Branch Cemetery

25836 State Route 67
Waynesfield, OH 45896


Memorial Contribution

Melanoma Research Foundation

Waynesfield United Methodist Church

124 E. Wapakoneta Street
Waynesfield, Ohio 45896
Waynesfield United Methodist Church Wednesday Supper Program
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