Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

Joanna Fox, 72

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. - Joanna Fox, 72, passed away Monday, November 4, 2013 at her home in Greenville.

Born in Greenville November 12, 1940, she was the daughter of the late William Joseph Fox and the late Alma Boggess Fox and the granddaughter of the late William Steward Fox and the late Wilda Agnes Fox, all of Drakesboro.

Joanna attended Brescia College and earned a Bachelor of Science and a Masters degree from Western Ky University. She was a retired teacher for the Muhlenberg County school system. Her first teaching job was in Millersburg, OH. She then returned to her roots in Muhlenberg County where she taught history, physical education, health , and driver's education at Greenville High School. After county school consolidation, Joanna moved to the history department at Muhlenberg South High School. During her teaching career, she coached girls' basketball, cheerleading, golf, and tennis with her teams winning numerous awards. Joanna also traveled extensively throughout Europe as a chaperone for her high school students. After retiring from the Muhlenberg County school system, her love for teaching and dedication to helping young people led her to a job teaching driver's education at the Earl C. Clement Job Corp where she enjoyed helping troubled youths. Joanna inspired generations of students with her enthusiasm both in and out of the classroom and with her boundless energy. At last count, she had taught over 3,000 students.

Joanna loved basketball, and along with her friend Cheri she rarely missed a KHSAA Sweet Sixteen, SEC, or NCAA tournament. She had many accomplishments including: founding member and past president of the Muhlenberg County Genealogical Society, author of two volumes of research on Boggess family genealogy, member of the DAR, Drakesboro City Councilwoman, 3rd region chairperson of KAPOS, and a referee for the KHSAA to name a few.

Joanna is survived by her sister, Janice Fox of Central City. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Drakesboro.

Funeral services will be Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 11:00AM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Rev. Tom Stovall officiating. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery in Greenville. Visitation will be Friday from 4-8PM at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society or a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.

Posted on 2/2/14
2/6/2014 - posted
button coupons
2/6/2014 - posted
2/6/2014 - posted
button classifieds

In Other News...

Holiday Safety Tips

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (11/21/14) — In order to ensure the citizens of Madisonville enjoy this holiday season, the… Read More

MPD Receives Grant for Drug Collection Unit

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (11/21/14) — The Madisonville Police Department announced today that it has been awarded a grant from… Read More
2/6/2014 - posted

Most Read This Week

November 18, 2014 5073

Couple Charged for Concealing Food in Infant Car…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
November 21, 2014 4933

Man Accused of Assaulting Coach During Basketball…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
November 17, 2014 4588

Police Charge Woman for Drug Possession After…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
November 17, 2014 3631

Bremen Woman Ejected From Vehicle During Kentucky…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Trooper S.C. Recke
November 19, 2014 3031

Three Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision on South…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Gwen Smith
November 18, 2014 2965

Area Talent to Film Music Video at Merle Travis…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
November 15, 2014 2947

18-Year-Old Injured When Pickup Strikes Railroad…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Patrolman Falon Graham
November 21, 2014 2931

Crashing Dump Trucks in Work Zone Cause Pennyrile…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Trooper Stu Recke
November 19, 2014 2803

Two Killed When Vehicle Becomes Airborne, Strikes…

in Local (Owensboro) Top News by Daviess County Sheriff's Office
November 15, 2014 2259

Two Injured in Two-Car Collision at East Center,…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Patrolman Russell Nichols

Stories Trending Today

November 21, 2014 4933

Man Accused of Assaulting Coach During Basketball…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
November 21, 2014 2931

Crashing Dump Trucks in Work Zone Cause Pennyrile…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Trooper Stu Recke
November 21, 2014 2127

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
November 21, 2014 1993

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Nov. 21, 2014

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
November 20, 2014 1921

Commercial Truck Accident Closes Northbound Lanes…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Chris Rogers
November 21, 2014 1908

Swimming and Diving Closes Fall Season at Ohio…

in General Sports For All Sites by UK Athletics
November 21, 2014 1820

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

in Hopkins News by Barry Franklin
November 21, 2014 1668

Mustangs Host Webster County During Scrimmage Game

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Steve LeMaster
November 21, 2014 1659

Muhlenberg's McKenzie Johnson Named Wendy's…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Steve LeMaster
November 20, 2014 1532

Governor Beshear Proclaims November Adoption…

in General News For All Sites by Cabinet for Health and Family Services

SurfKY News Group, Inc.
Corporate Office & Studio
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431
270.452.2727 (phone)
  •  270.452.2249 (fax)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social fbsocial twsocial yt
social gpsocial flrsocial rss