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Joyce K. Cox

Joyce K. Cox            â€œbeloved wife, mother and grandmother”

COUDERSPORT, PA---Joyce K. Cox, 65, of Coudersport, passed away with her loving family by her side on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 in Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, after a long illness.
     Born April 15, 1949 in Omaha, Nebraska, she was a daughter of Robert L. and Betty J. Prince Betts.  On December 21, 1968 in Council Bluffs, IA, she married James L. Cox, who survives.
     Joyce attended school in Council Bluffs, IA.  She was a peer advocate, having helped other patients with their rights, etc.
     She enjoyed baking cakes and square dancing.  She loved her plants and shopping, but her greatest love was her family, especially her grandchildren.
     Surviving besides her husband are three children, Shane R. (Nelda) Cox of Brownwood, Texas, Cherie D. Cox of Coudersport, and Lance C. Cox of Odessa, Texas; several grandchildren; two sisters, Pam J. carney of Pensacola, Florida and Cathy A. (J.D.) Connally of Odessa, Texas; two brothers, Raymond L. Tillman and Terry L. Tillman, both of Odessa, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.
     In addition to her parents, Joyce was predeceased by an infant brother.
     There will be no public visitation or funeral services.
     In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Skilled Nursing and Rehab Patient Activity Fund, 1001 East Second Street, Coudersport, PA 16915.
     Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse, PA.


Joyce was a wonderful PEER advocate for others.  She was always willing to help in any way that she could.  I will miss her smile and giving nature.

Rhoda Weimer Feb 5 2015 12:00 AM

My deepest Sympathy to Joyce's family. I worked housekeeping on LTC and always enjoyed talking to her while I cleaned her room. I always enjoyed working the LTC floor. I got to know all of the residents and I was sad when I read of her passing on Solomon's word. Sincerely, Sherry

Sherry Clark Feb 5 2015 12:00 AM