Jeanne Fox, 83

Jeanne Fox, 83, Wabash, died at 2:10 p.m., Friday, Nov. 1, at Autumn Ridge Healthcare Center, Wabash.  She was born Sept. 13, 1930 in Centerville, to James and Mary (Byrd) Allen.

Jeanne was a 1949 graduate of Richmond High School.  She married John Fox in Crown Point, on Aug. 25, 1956.  After moving to Wabash in 1961, Jeanne began working for General Telephone as a switchboard operator, until her retirement in 1982.  She was a member of the Wabash Christian Church.  Jeanne enjoyed her family and traveling.

She is survived by her husband, John Fox, Wabash; son, John J. (Donna) Fox, Portland; two grandchildren, James Fox, Louisville, Ky., Joe (Bethany) Fox, Indianapolis; great-grandchildren, Cody Fox, Rachel Fox, and Jenna Fox, both of Louisville, and Calvin Fox, Indianapolis, and her sister, Almalu McGill, Miramar, Fla.  She was preceded in death by her parents, son, Steve Fox, a brother and a sister.

Funeral services will be held at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 2 p.m.  Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

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Posted on 2013 Nov 04