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Janet Mae Cox

July 23, 1940 ~ August 23, 2020 (age 80)


Janet Mae Cox, 80, of Lazy Acres, Arkansas, passed away on August 23, 2020 following a lengthy battle with cancer.

She was born on July 23, 1940 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to Walter B. and Darlene V. Cox.

Janet was a graduate of Abraham Lincoln H. S. in Council Bluffs.  She worked at Lucent Technologies and, after 36 years of service, retired to her home in Lazy Acres, Arkansas.

Janet is survived by her sister, Barbara (Bobbie) Conatella; aunt, Bessie (Punky) Schmielau; uncle, Jay T. Cox (Joanne); sisters-in-law, Lyla Cox (Walt) and Jennifer Jensen (Terry); nieces and nephews, Lynn Holthaus (Kevin), Jerry Whitbeck, Kathy Cox-Smith (Ron), Kelly Schierbrock (Mike), Ramona Lebaugh, Danielle Cox, Teri Jo McNeal, Billy Cox (Shelley); as well as numerous great nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by parents, Walter and Darlene Cox; brothers, Walter Earl Cox and Terry W. Cox; and, brother-in-law Martin Conatella.

The family asks that all donations be sent to the Council Bluffs Salvation Army.

A memorial will be held for Janet in Council Bluffs, Iowa at a later date.

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