MERCER-Judy A. Cox, 77, passed away on Sunday morning February 9, 2020 at the Grove in New Wilmington with her family by her side following a brief illness.
She was born in Farrell on November 11, 1942 a daughter of Claire and Maude (Powell) Winner. Judy was a 1960 Alumna of Hickory High School and would go on to marry her sweetheart John W. Cox on April 14, 1961.
Besides being a devoted wife and mother, Judy in earlier years had worked for several area diners as a cook but most recently had been a greeter for Walmart. She was a member of Neshannock Alliance Church, enjoyed reading and playing games on her Kindle but her greatest joy of all was spending time being with her family.
Judy leaves behind her daughter Brenda (Roger Wigton) Hughes of Mercer, sons John W. (Monica Clutter) Cox. Jr. of Mercer and Rick (Peggy) Cox of New Castle; her grandchildren Tammy (Kris) Josa, Amy (Mike) Zec, Jennifer (John Klingensmith) Lacey, Michael (fiancé Brittiny Porterfield) Cox, Davey (Allena) Cox; her six great grandchildren Cadence, Landon, Ivan, Avery, Jaylynn, and Dylan; by her brother Larry Darby and sisters June Vodenichar and Connie Kahle.
She was preceded in death by her husband John W. Cox Sr. on March 4, 2010, her parents and step-father Clifford Darby, a sister Grace Clay, and her beloved dog Elmo.
Friends may visit with her family from 11:00AM-2:00PM on Thursday February 13, 2020 at the Sample-O’Donnell Funeral Home 555 East State St. in Sharon. A funeral service will begin at 2:00PM in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Jeffrey Smith, Pastor of Neshannock Alliance Church officiating.
Burial will be next to her husband at America’s Cemetery.
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