Zelphia "Karen" (Hughes) Cox

March 20, 1948 ~ February 27, 2018 (age 69)

Zelphia Karen Cox 69, of Jamestown, Ohio passed away Tuesday February 27, 2018 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton.  Karen was born in Greene County, Ohio on March 20, 1948 to Everett and Nellie (Rockhold) Hughes.  She worked many years at Phoenix Restaurant in Jamestown and was a member of Jamestown Church of Christ in Christian Union. 

Karen is survived by her three children:  Shelley Cox-Furay (James), William Cox (Patti), Russell Cox (Samantha); 6 grandchildren:  Jason Furay (Ashley), Michael Furay (BreeAnna), William Cox II (Roxanne), Brian Cox, Charley Grace Cox, Leroy Cox; one great-grandchild: Isabella Rose; two god-children:  Cindy Dean, Preston Boggs; one sister and 5 brothers: Jenny Bush (Richard), Everett Hughes Jr. (Shirley), Richard Hughes (Alice), Alan Hughes, Ralph Hughes, Russell Hughes (Star); numerous nieces and nephews; two sisters-in-laws, Marlene Cox and Peggy Cox.

She is preceded in death by her husband Harold L. Cox; parents, Everett and Nellie Hughes, siblings:  Elton Hughes, Jane Peyton, Michael Hughes, Roger Hughes, Reba Finley, Jim Hughes and Dale Hughes.

Funeral service will be held March 6, 2018 at 12 noon at Powers-Kell Funeral Home in Jamestown, Ohio. Public visitation will be from 10:00AM - 12:00 Noon also at the funeral home. Rev. Randy Barker, pastor of the Jamestown Church of Christ in Christian Union will be officiating. Burial will be in the Silvercreek II Cemetery in Jamestown.






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