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Lena M. Cox

Lena M. Cox Lena M. Cox

Lena Mae Cox, age 90, Leavenworth, Ind., passed away Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021, at her home.

Lena Mae was born July 10, 1931, in Rockcastle County, Ky., to the late Oscar and Sudie Summers Parks.

She was a former bookkeeper at Children’s Hospital, Louisville, Ky., former employee of E.K. Roggenkamp Co. Inc. of Milltown, Ind., and clerk-treasurer 1972 through 1987 for the Town of Milltown. Lena Mae was a devoted member of the Milltown Christian Church since 1953 (filling every office or job, except soloist and preacher).

Also preceding her in death were her husband of 64 years, Norman Cox; granddaughter, Taurcea Jackson; and siblings, Bertie, Ben, Hurshal, Mary Eliece, Anna Marie, Oscar Jr., Amos, Lucille, Denzil and Vivian Paulice.

Surviving are son Jeffrey W. Cox of Corydon, Ind.; daughter Vanessa K. Cox Jackson (Timothy) of Jackson, Tenn.; grandchildren Valerie Marie Best, Warren Keith Cox, Zandrea K. Diggs and Zackary Jackson; and great-grandchildren Logan Best, Dylan Best, Aubrey M. Best, Adler Cox, Jaxson Cox, Mavrick Cox, Ruby J. Diggs, Rory Diggs, Olive Diggs and Liam Jackson

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, at Swarens Funeral Home, 1405 Highway 64 NW, Ramsey, Ind., with burial in Milltown Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday and after 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Milltown Christian Church Women’s Agape Circle.