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Grenda "Joy" Cox

September 19, 1940 ~ March 22, 2024 (age 83) 83 Years Old


Grenda “Joy” Cox, 83, longtime resident of Middletown, passed away peacefully at her home in Trenton on Friday, March 22, 2024. With her loving family and beloved dog Precious by her side. Joy was the wife of the late Samuel “Earl” Cox for 33 years before his passing in 2013. She was the loving mother of Tammy Middleton, Tonya (Kevin) Fifer. Was the dear sister of Patricia “Pat” (Bob) Beckett. She leaves behind her grandchildren Sam (Katy) Hollenbaugh, Alisha (Dave Cross) Davis, Danielle Pieratt, and Ashley (Wesley) Pieratt, and 10 great grandchildren. She also leaves behind two nieces, Susan (James) Stettler, Shannon (Charles) Gardner, a nephew, Bryan Beckett, friends, and a lifelong best friend, Vicki Jo Boyer. Special thanks to a few particular people with Hospice of Dayton Cathy Whisman, Emily Albright, and Jessica Smith. As well as 2 very special long-term caregivers for 5 plus years Crystal Littlefield and Olliea Sanders. During her 33 year marriage to Earl they spent their time running their horse farm on No-mans road now known as Safe Haven Farm where they raised World Champion Reining and Cutting American Quarter Horses. They also owned Starglow Drive Inn, Towne East Cinema and the Dixie Cruise Inn on Main Street in Middletown. She will now be able to see every Cincinnati Reds game in her beautiful flower filled garden in heaven. To honor her love of the Cincinnati Reds, the family asks that anyone planning to attend services wear Reds apparel or the color red. Family and friends may visit Tuesday, April 2, 2024, from 11:00 AM until the time of service at 12:30 PM at Baker-Stevens-Parramore Funeral Home, 6850 Roosevelt Ave., Middletown, Ohio 45005. Burial will follow in Butler County Memorial Park.


March 29, 2024

12:30 PM
Baker-Stevens-Parramore Funeral Home
6850 Roosevelt Avenue
Middletown, OH 45005

April 2, 2024

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Baker-Stevens-Parramore Funeral Home
6850 Roosevelt Avenue
Middletown, OH 45005


Butler County Memorial Park
4570 Trenton-Oxford Road
Hamilton, OH 45011


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