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Obituaries

November 28, 2012

Judith Ann Cox

CHAMPAIGN — Judith Ann Cox, 66, of Champaign, passed away at 2:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at her residence.

Judy was born June 26, 1946, in Moline, Ill. She was the daughter of Melville H. and Jeanne O. Henss Miller. They preceded her in death.

She married Kenneth Cox on June 19, 1965, at Hampton United Methodist Church in Hampton, Ill. He survives.

Also surviving are a son, Craig (Melissa) Cox of Champaign; a daughter, Brenda (Karson) Drake of Round Lake Heights, Ill.; five grandchildren, Haley and Alex Cox and Taylor, Madeline and Grace Drake; a step-granddaughter, Summer Parham; and a sister, Jayne (Dick) Booth of Moline.

Judy graduated from UTHS High School in 1964 and later graduated from Blackhawk Practical Nursing School in 1965. After Blackhawk, she worked as an office nurse for several doctors.

She was active in the United Methodist Church all of her life as a pastor’s wife and was past president of the United Methodist Women. She was very active in church choir, quilting and crafts.

A funeral service will begin at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at Faith United Methodist Church, 1719 S. Prospect, Champaign. Officiating will be Rev. Wes Wilkey. A graveside service will be in Zuma Cemetery in Port Byron, Ill., at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Champaign-Urbana Chapel, 710 N. Neil St., Champaign.

Memorials may be made to the Ken and Judy Cox Scholarship at the Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary or the Preacher’s Aid Society.

Please join Judy’s family in sharing photos and memories on her tribute wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.

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