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Nancy Ann Cox

September 11, 1929 May 31, 2019
Nancy Ann Cox
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Obituary for Nancy Ann Cox

Nancy A. Cox (nee Phelps) age 89 of Joliet, formerly of Plainfield passed away peacefully May 31, 2019. She was born in Joliet on September 11, 1929.

Nancy is survived by her loving children Janice (Robert) Pullman of Joliet, Marcia Cox (Tom Smith) of Westmont, Wes Cox of Joliet, Pam Grimaldo of Moline and Brad Cox of Prophetstown; grandchildren, Charlie (Lisa) Pullman, Christina Grimaldo and Raeshonda (Edison) Clarke; great grandchildren, Bennett Pullman and Ezzy Clarke; sister, Mary (late Harvey) Lewis and many nieces and nephews.

Proceeded in death by her parents, Edna & Howard Phelps; sister, Norma (Marshall) Fulmer; brothers, Jack (Evelyn) Phelps, Bill (Mary) Phelps; former husband, Howard Cox and granddaughter, Anna Grimaldo.

Nancy graduated from Joliet High School in 1947. She volunteered for many years at St. Joseph Hospital, served as an Election Judge, was a member of Plainfield Garden Club and Daughters of American Revolution (DAR). Nancy was a past member of Plainfield Congregational Church where she arranged flowers for the altar.

Nancy enjoyed nature, flowers and wildlife.

Her family would like to extend a special thanks to the staffs of Rosewood Care Center of Joliet and Angels Grace Hospice.

Nancy’s children will gather privately to remember their Mom.


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