King-Lynk Funeral Home obituary – Karen J. Cox, 67, Fort Madison

Karen J. Cox, 67, of Fort Madison

Karen J. Cox, 67, of Ft. Madison passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 1:47 AM at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

   She was born on July 14, 1952 in Ft. Madison to James and Peggy Burch.   On January 30, 1982 she married Charles W. Cox in Pueblo, CO and he passed away on August 13, 2017. Karen was a bookkeeper.  She was a member of the Ft. Madison Harmony Bible Church where she lead a bible study group.  She enjoyed knitting, coloring and doing anything with numbers.  Karen loved to bowl and worked at a bowling alley when she lived in Colorado.  

   Survivors include her parents, Jim and Peggy Burch of Ft. Madison; one daughter, Tamara Palumbo of Ft. Madison; one son, James Timothy of Ft. Madison; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; two brothers, Tom (Sara) Burch of Pontoosuc, IL and Ronald (Gail) Burch of Ft. Madison, step children, Charles Cox, Jr of Colorado Springs, CO, Larry Cox of Pueblo CO, David Cox of Phoenix, AZ, Terrie Jo Pauly of Monument, CO and Scott Cox of Las Vegas, NV. She was preceded in death by her husband.  

  Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, there will be a private family visitation and private burial in Claypoole Cemetery.  A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date at Ft. Madison Harmony Bible Church. 

   A memorial has been established for Harmony Bible Church and online condolences may be left at  King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family.

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