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Janet Carol Cox

January 11, 1940 — March 16, 2024


Janet Carol Cox

Janet Carol Cox, 84, of Shelbyville, passed away, Saturday, March 16, 2024, at MHP Medical Center in Shelbyville.

She was born January 11, 1940, in Fountaintown, the daughter of John Russell and Evelyn Flora Marie (Laufer) Cox.

Janet is survived by her siblings, Roland Cox and wife, Ina, of Fairland, Dennis Cox ad wife, Brenda, of Shelbyville, Richard Cox and wife, Karen, of Fountaintown, and Judy Mohr and husband, David, of Fairland; sisters-in-law, Loretta Cox of Shelbyville, and Charlotte Cox of Fountaintown; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Janet was preceded in death by her brothers, Lynn Cox and Larry Cox.

Janet graduated from Morristown High School, in 1958.

She was a member of the Fairview Community Church.

Janet retired as a postal clerk in Indianapolis, with 26 1/2 years of service.

She was a member of the Daughter’s of the American Revolution (DAR), The Horizon Center, Shelby County Genealogy, and the Society of Hoosier Pioneers.

Graveside services will be at 2 pm on Friday, March 22, 2024, at Miller Cemetery in Shelby County, with Rev. Bill Horner officiating.  Friends and family may gather one half hour prior to the service at the cemetery.

Services have been entrusted to Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shelby County Lions Club-blind assistance or the Fairview Community Church, PO Box 75, Fountaintown, Indiana 46130.

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Friday, March 22, 2024

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Friday, March 22, 2024

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