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Osia Marie “Sissy” (Jones) Cox, 41, of Muncie, died Wednesday morning at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.
She was born in Hartford City on Sept. 6, 1970. She grew up in Dunkirk and had lived in Berne for several years before recently moving to Muncie. She graduated from Jay County High School in 1988 and Med Tech College in 2010.
Marie was employed at Sallie Mae in Muncie and had also worked at both glass factories in Dunkirk. She enjoyed camping and spending time with her family.
Survivors include her husband of nearly 18 years, John Cox, Jr., and their children: Kyle Cox and Kysha Cox. Other survivors include her father, Albert Jones, Sr. (wife: Mary), Dunkirk; her mother, Wanda Little (with Ty Boolman), Geneva; four stepsons, Tyler Cox of Albany, and John Cox III, Greg Cox and Nathaniel Cox, all of Winchester. Also surviving are a brother, Albert Jones, Jr. (wife: Teresa) of Geneva; three sisters. Darlene DeVoe (husband, Sid, deceased) of Muncie, Kristina Sargent (husband: John) of Dunkirk, and Melissa Moorehouse (husband: Scott) of Berne; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, at Meacham Funeral Service, Albany, with burial following at Strong Cemetery.
Visiting hours will be held on Saturday from 2-6 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be sent to Little Red Door, 2311 W. Jackson St., Muncie, IN 47303; condolences and other expressions of sympathy may be given at www.MeachamFuneralService.com.