Patti J. Cox

Patti J. Cox
Nov. 11, 1958 – Sept. 18, 2010
PLYMOUTH – Patti J. Cox, 51, of 13616 6C Road died unexpectedly Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Penn.
She was born Nov. 11, 1958 in South Bend, to David L. and Wilma Jean McGowan. Patti was a 1977 graduate of LaVille High School and attended college in Pittsburg, Pa., before graduating from Michiana College of Commerce.
April 19, 1980 in Lakeville, she married Jeffrey R. Cox; he died Feb. 22, 2008.
Patti worked for 16 years as a medical assistant at South Bend Orthopedic.
She enjoyed painting, drawing and reading novels. She also enjoyed traveling and was active in the Plymouth Bowling League. Patti was an animal lover, she spent many hours walking her dog Foxy Ann, whom she saved by adopting her. Another thing she enjoyed was ballroom dancing with her beloved husband Jeff, and being with family and friends.
Patti is survived by her son, Christopher R. and Jessica K. Cox of Fort Mill, S.C.; brother, Dr. Jack and Rose McGowan, Montgomery, Texas; sister, Suzanne and David Adams, Lakeville; father-in-law, James R. Cox, Bremen; sister-in-law, Joetta and Greg Balsley; and brother-in-law, Jerry and Cindy Cox, all of Plymouth. Several nieces and nephews survive as well.
She is also survived by an aunt and uncle, Bud and Jean Mummert, Monticello; an aunt, Marilyn Downs, Plymouth; and a cousin, Michael Downs, LaPaz.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jeff; her parents; and her mother-in-law, Lucille Cox.
Friends are invited to a time of sharing with the family Friday, Sept. 24, 2010 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home at 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth, IN, 46563.
Funeral services officiated by Rev. Paul Hancy will be held Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. in the Plymouth Wesleyan Church 11203 S. Michigan St., Plymouth, IN, 46563.
Burial will be in the Bremen Cemetery, Bremen.
Memorial contributions in Patti’s name may be given to the American Diabetes Association or to the Marshall County Humane Society. The family may receive condolences online through the funeral home’s website at