Joan was united in marriage to Francis Eugene “Frank” Cox on February 14, 1964 in Bedford, IA. There were two children born into this union, Deidre Rene and Jerad Kim. Joan worked as a Laboratory Medical Technician for St. Luke’s Hospital.
She was preceded in death by her husband Frank, both parents and three brothers Robert Pollard, Wayne Pollard and Frankie Pollard. Survivors include her daughter, Deidre “Dee Dee” and husband, Mark Dreiling of Kansas City (North), MO and her son, Jerad “JC” and wife, Jennifer Cox of Kansas City (North), MO; one granddaughter, Jordan Cox, and three grandsons, Terry Cox, Luke Dreiling and Matt Dreiling; sisters: Helen Richmond of AR, Jeanette Scanlan of NM, and Sylvia Hawhee of IA.
The Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, October 8, 2012 at Meyers Funeral Chapel 401 Main Street Parkville, MO with Pastor Troy McMahon officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be 1:30 p.m. at East Slope Cemetery in Riverside, MO. Memorial Contributions may be made to ALS, Keith Worthington Chapter. Memories of Joan and condolences to the family may be shared at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com