The Van Wert County Courthouse

Friday, Apr. 10, 2020

Joy Annette Cox

Joy Annette Cox, 63, of New Haven, Indiana, passed away at 11:18 p.m. Monday, March 23, 2020, at Parkview North in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Joy Annette Cox

She was born July 12, 1956, in Van Wert, the daughter of Walter Merle and Mable Irene Bauer Cox, who both preceded her in death.

She is survived by three brothers, Dennis (Suzanne) Cox, Jerry (Marty) Cox, and Terry Cox, all of Convoy; a niece and two nephews, Janette (Brandon) Griffith, Jason (Stephanie) Cox, and Jerod (Brenda) Cox; six great-nieces and nephews, Lydia and Jacob Griffith, Brady and Andrew Cox, and Dylan and Danika Cox; and Joy’s good friend of over 31 years, Deb Marsee.

Joy was a 1974 graduate of Crestview High School and attended Woodburn Missionary Church. She had worked in child care, at Calvary Preschool in Van Wert, Lincoln Life, the Sears calling center, and the AEP calling center.

Due to the current health situation, a private service will be held on Thursday with Pastors Bert Jones and Greg Zern officiating. Burial will follow in IOOF Cemetery in Convoy.

Preferred memorial: Woodburn Missionary Church.

POSTED: 03/24/20 at 4:10 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries