Sophia Wilcox, 51

Sophia Lynn Wilcox, 51, rural Wabash, died at 9:10 p.m., Friday, Feb. 28, at St. Francis Hospital, Indianapolis. She was born Sept. 11, 1962 in Wabash, to Thomas A. Hardin and Nancy (Miller) Gamsby.

Sophia was a 1980 graduate of Wabash High School. She married David A. Wilcox in Wabash on July 25, 1980. She was a driver’s examiner for the State of Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles for 23 years. Sophia enjoyed going to the casino, reading books, her cats and her dog Hope, and especially loved her grandkids, nieces, and nephews.

She is survived by her husband, David A. Wilcox, Wabash; two sons, Ryan (Hayley) Wilcox, Wabash, and Josh Wilcox, Zionsville; three grandchildren, Ryley Wilcox, Bryce Wilcox, and Ryker Wilcox, all of Wabash; mother, Nancy (Al Smith) Gamsby, Wabash; two sisters, Sylvia (Bryan) McCallen, and Stephanie (Frank) Hayslip, both of Wabash; step-mother, Debra Hardin, LaFontaine; and parents-in-law, Jackie and Louis Eastom, Wabash. She was preceded in death by her father, Thomas A. Hardin.

Funeral services were held March 5, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service,  with David Phillips officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.

Preferred memorial is the Animal Shelter of Wabash County.

The memorial guest book for Sophia may be signed at

Posted on 2014 Mar 05