Joan Leslie Conner Cox went to be with the Lord on Nov. 25, 2012. She was born on Nov. 5, 1946, to George and Mollie Conner. She grew up in Monett, and was active in Girl Scouts.
Joan attended the School of the Ozarks, Missouri Southern and Drury College. Teaching became her life interest.
Joan was preceded in death by her mother, father, and grandparents. She is survived by her husband, David E. Cox; brother, Danny (Charlotte) Conner; sister, Jane (Joe) Williams; children, Robert Cox and Tammy Scales (Brent); grandchildren, Crystal Cox, Kaylee, Caleb and Joshua Scales and numerous family and friends. Joan attended Covenant Presbyterian Church.
Funeral services were held Nov. 28, and burial followed in Monett, Mo.