Josephine E. Cox

April 17, 2012

Josephine E. Cox 85, of Frankfort, IN, died April 17, 2012 at her home. Born November 15, 1926 in Indianapolis to the late Chester C. & Lara Ann (Cline) Oberleas. She married Robert L. Cox in 1946 in Frankfort and he preceded her in death on December 24, 1982. Mrs. Cox was a 1945 graduate of Sheridan High School. She was a seamstress at Jules Simon Garment Factory and a cook at Frito Lay, working for 30 years. She attended church in Sheridan as a child, and enjoyed sewing and spending time with her grandchildren.

Visitation and Services

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday, April 20, 2012 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at 12 Noon until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park.

Survived by:

4 Daughters: Judy L. Plumback of Frankfort, Marie (Dennis) Gramman of Lafayette, Mona (Larry) Weaver of Frankfort and Colleen Thomas of Lebanon 2 Sons: James E. (Harumi) Cox of West Chester, OH and Rodney Cox of Frankfort 3 Brothers: Gene Oberleas of Bremen, IN, John Oberleas of Goldsmith, IN and Dr. Donald (Leah) Oberleas of Lubbock, TX 1 Sister: Pearl Purvis of Anderson 10 Grandchildren and several great grandchildren

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Cox, a son Keith A., 2 sisters Susanna Sears and Helen Heiny and a brother, Richard Oberleas.


4 Condolences for “Josephine E. Cox”

  1. Bryan Hartman April 18, 2012 at 9:28 am

    Colleen, I am sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. Bryan Hartman

  2. Edgardo Gutierrez-Rivera April 18, 2012 at 12:35 pm

    Colleen and family,

    My deepest sympahty to you and your family. Please note that all of you are in my thoughts and prayers.



  3. Joy Stopher April 18, 2012 at 2:51 pm

    Colleen I am so sorry to hear about the sudden passing of your mother. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  4. cheryl smith April 20, 2012 at 12:44 pm

    mona, sorry to hear about your mother, may she rest in peace with god.

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