Phyllis Jean Cox, 83, North Manchester, died at 12:34 a.m. Monday, April 29, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. She was born in Wabash, on April 10, 1930 to Meredith M. and Lillian Carol (Miller) Wood. They are deceased.
On June 18, 1955 she married Charles J. "Joe" Cox. He died April 18, 1995. Phyllis was a homemaker and worked at General Tire at Wabash for over 30 years. Surviving are a son, William M. (Diana K. Shepherd) Cox, North Manchester; two granddaughters, Angela K. Cox and Linzy N. Cox, both of Warsaw; one brother, Danny (Nancy) Cox, Georgia; two sisters, Rita (David) Mueller, Dyer, and Patty (Jeff) Hopper, Denver; her step mother, Mary Fawley, Wabash.
Services will be held Saturday, May 4, at McKee Mortuary, at 10 a.m., with Pastor J.P. Freeman officiating and burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Servia.
Friends and family may call on Friday, May 3 at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, from 5-7 p.m.