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Velma Jean Cox

March 5, 1933 — February 18, 2017

Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m., Tuesday and 9 a.m. to service time Wednesday

Services: 10 a.m., Wednesday @ our Simpson Chapel. Rose Hill Burial.

Velma Jean (Trover) Cox, 83, of Newburgh, Ind., passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017, at Deaconess Hospital.  She was born March 5, 1933, in St. Charles, Kentucky, to William Isaac and Lola (Richardson) Trover.

She was a Charter Member of Newburgh Woman’s Club, active in the Masonic Lodge, and helped with rainbow girls.  Velma was involved with Cullen Ave. Christian Church which evolved into Crossroads Christian Church.  Velma was very proud of the growth she helped in making the Ohio Township Fire Department.  She was very involved in the Republican Party.  Velma was Ohio Township trustee for 12 years and on the Township Board for 12 years.

Velma is survived by her son, Greg; daughter, Lisa Loehr (Fred); grandchildren, Shannon Wainwright (Harry) of Chicago, Isaac Loehr, Thomas Loehr; and several nieces and nephews.  She is preceded in death by her parents; and her husband of 64 years, Lester James Cox.

A Funeral Service will be held 10 a.m., Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at Titzer Family Funeral Homes, Simpson Chapel, 510 W. Jennings St., Newburgh, Ind., (812) 853-8314.  Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m., Tuesday and 9 a.m. to service time Wednesday at the funeral home. 

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in memory of Velma to the Ohio Township Fire Departments c/o the Ohio Township Trustee, PO Box 635, Newburgh, Ind., 47629.  Sympathy wishes to the family may be shared at


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