Kathleen Jo Cox

June 27, 2024

Kathleen Jo Cox, 69, of Frankfort, Ind., passed away June 27, 2024 in her home, surrounded by her family.  She was born on May 19, 1955 in Frankfort to Ernest Joseph “Rusty” and Alberta Kathleen “Bertie” (Newkirk) Martin.  She married Jeffrey L. Cox on May 17, 1980 in the First Baptist Church in Frankfort and he survives.

Kathy was a 1973 graduate of Clinton Prairie High School and worked as a Paraprofessional for the Community Schools of Frankfort for 19 years, retiring in 2019.  She had previously worked as Secretary at Mulberry Skelgas for 9 years and also at the Red Cross.  She was a member of the Jackson Township Home Economics Club and formerly active with Big Brothers / Big Sisters.  Kathy worked alongside Jeff at the Nickle Plate Express and enjoyed traveling, especially to the Smoky Mountains, Myrtle Beach, and Florida.  Her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren and attending all of their events. Kathy’s family would like to sincerely thank Paradigm Hospice for all they have done for her.

Memorial donations may be made in Kathy’s honor to Camp Cullom, 6815 West County Rd 200 North, Frankfort, IN 46041.

Visitation and Services

A Funeral Service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 30, 2024 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main Street, Frankfort.  Chaplain Joel Flowers will officiate.  Friends may visit on Sunday from 2 p.m. until the time of service at 4 p.m. at the funeral home.  A Graveside Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, July 1, 2024 at Green Lawn Memorial Park, Frankfort.

Survived by:

Surviving along with her Husband, Jeff are her Daughters: Amy (Adam) Lucas of Michigantown and Ginger (Josh) Richey of Rossville and her Grandchildren: Carter and Carson Lucas and Natalee, Sophee, and Eleanor Richey.  

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by her parents and a grandson: Luke Richey


Leave your Condolences

24 Condolences for “Kathleen Jo Cox”

  1. Doris Jackson June 28, 2024 at 12:49 pm

    I love Kathy so very much. She will be dearly missed. My sympathies to Jeff, the girls, and grandkids.
    Dori Jackson

  2. Doris jacksin June 28, 2024 at 1:50 pm

    You will be greatly missed. Jeff, girls, and grandkids I pray for each of you. You all were the light of her life!

  3. Mary Patchett June 28, 2024 at 2:25 pm

    I’m so sad to hear of Kathy’s passing. Prayers to you and your family during your time of sorrow. May God’s peace be with you.

  4. Meriam Bolinger June 28, 2024 at 3:26 pm

    So sorry to hear of your loss! Meriam Bolinger

  5. Sally Morgan June 28, 2024 at 4:37 pm

    Jeff, Amy and Ginger,

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Always enjoyed talking to Kathy when you were at Antioch. Your family will be in my prayers.

  6. Janet Gross June 28, 2024 at 6:58 pm

    Amy, I am so sorry for your loss. I know that there are no words to ease the pain. However, I want you to know that you, Adam and the boys are in my thoughts and prayers. Hugs, Janet

  7. Brenda Spray June 28, 2024 at 8:54 pm

    Jeff and family,

    Thinking of you at this difficult time. Prayers of peace and comfort are being lifted.

  8. Beth Stewart June 28, 2024 at 9:04 pm

    I’m so sorry about the loss of your wife. Although I didn’t get to meet her I know through your pictures how happy you both were and your family. Please accept our condolences.

  9. Larry & Pat Newton June 29, 2024 at 8:18 am

    We’ll be keeping all of your family in our thought and prayers.

  10. Rick Stoops June 29, 2024 at 9:03 am

    I am so sorry to hear this. May you forever cherish her memory. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  11. Warren & Jerri Pearson June 29, 2024 at 10:23 am

    Jeff, So sorry for the passing of Kathy, such a sweet lady. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Warren & Jerri Pearson

  12. Richard and Marilyn Clouse June 29, 2024 at 11:21 am

    Jeff and Family
    Sorry to hear of your wife passing! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all of your family! May God be with at this difficult time.

    Dick and Marilyn Clouse

  13. Glenda Boggess June 29, 2024 at 1:18 pm

    While I am sad to lose the old Kathy I understand what the present Kathy was like and they do not resemble the original Kathy. I know it was difficult to deal with Kathy in her present time it will be the original we loved and enjoyed. So sorry for your families loss. It has been a difficult passage. You have our deepest sympathy and love. Glenda Boggess, Carol Stogsdill, Ellen Jenkins

  14. Reta Williams June 29, 2024 at 2:47 pm

    Kathy was one of the finest people I have ever known. Her love and pride for her family was evident. You gave her so much happiness. She also demonstrated that same love for our Kyger students. She quietly made a difference in so many kids’ lives. Her legacy will live on in so many.

  15. Glenda and Steve Clossin June 30, 2024 at 11:27 am

    Steve and I were so sad to see the passing of your mother Kathy… we knew her and your grandparents for a long time she was truly a sweet lady.. Prayers

  16. Bob & Janie Shurr June 30, 2024 at 12:07 pm

    Jeff Ginger Amy & families:
    We are sorry for your loss on Earth but happy for Kathy’s Eternal rest. Peace prayers are going up for you!

  17. Stephanie Lewis June 30, 2024 at 1:53 pm

    Kathy was the very best person to work with at Green Meadows. She was amazing with the kids and loved and cared for them so much. I knew I could count on her for anything! I am so sad to have heard about this and I am thinking of everyone in her family. She talked about her 2 daughters, husband, and grandkids all the time. My deepest thoughts are with you!

  18. Beth & Steve Keeney June 30, 2024 at 11:12 pm

    So sorry to read of Kathy’s passing. May all of your precious memories help to bring peace.

  19. Marcia DeLaCroix July 2, 2024 at 10:16 am

    Thoughts and prayers are with you all!

  20. Simon July 7, 2024 at 11:38 pm

    I am so so sorry to hear this. Miss Cox worked at the school when I was there as a student. She was the most sweet and thoughtful person anyone could ask for. So sorry.

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