Jun 01, 1966---Sep 04, 2022

Kimberly “Kim” Ann Cox, 56, Lenexa, KS, passed away on Sunday, September 4, at the University of Kansas Hospital after a year long battle with ovarian cancer, throughout which she demonstrated perseverance, bravery, love, and faith in God’s plan for her.  Kim was preceded in death by her mother, Jane C. Smith and her father, Russell “Glen” Smith and is survived by her only daughter, Brittany R. Cox, and two grandchildren, Leo S. Barton and Navi R. Barton.

Kim grew up in Shawnee, Kansas. She attended Shawnee Mission Christian school and graduated in 1984. She began working in the summer of 1984 at Tallgrass Technologies. Kim also worked for Kimberly Quality Care but in 1994 became a homemaker. She moved to Lenexa, Kansas in 2000 and lived there until her passing.

Kim was a loving mother, Gigi, and friend. Her grandchildren were the absolute joy of her life. Kim loved the Lord and faithfully served him her whole life. She was a vessel for his love and shared it through her words and actions alike.

Kim loved to teach and will be remembered by those who’s hearts she touched through teaching 1st grade Sunday School at OPBT for 20 years. Kim was a homemaker and dedicated mom who homeschooled her daughter elementary through high school. She lived her message through volunteering her time to her church community and Gateway of Hope.

Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Friday, September 16, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS.  Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 17, at LifeMission Church, 16111 S. Lone Elm Rd. Olathe, KS 66062.  Burial will follow at Glenwood Cemetery, Bonner Springs, KS.  Memorial contributions may be made to: GateWay of Hope Ministries 801 N. Mur-Len Rd. #111, Olathe, KS 66062.



Condolences

Lynda Thomas Sep 08 ,2022

I am so sorry to hear of Kimberly's passing. I worked with her and absolutely adored her. Her faith in God was inspiring. I am so sorry for your loss, but I know Kim has made it to her final destination and is in the arms of her almighty father. sympathy and prayers to her family

Dee Ann Burkholder Sep 08 ,2022

Close friend since Kim was 4 years old.. ,Miami ,Texas

Brittany & family, So very sorry for your loss but we know Kim is finally pain free & dancing in the heavenly’s with Jesus!!! Love..Hugs & prayers..

Judi Tremaine Sep 11 ,2022

Friend ,Overland Park ,Kansas

So sorry to this. Thanks for posting.

Dacia Moore Sep 14 ,2022

Friend/ co-worker ,Olathe ,Kansas

Brittany, I am heartbroken for you and the family. My condolences dear. We loved your mom - she was our friend. We love you and are here for you. Please reach out if there is any way we can help. Your mom was terrific to work with. I considered her a friend, and although I will miss her, I am glad she is completely healed in heaven and having a good time with the Lord. We will miss her terribly. Warmly, Dacia

Turnbull Sep 14 ,2022

friend ,Lenexa ,Kansas

The sweetest of girls. A joy to have in Christian school and Sunday school at OPBT. Quiet, reserved, giving, and loving to all. Rest in peace sweet angel. To the family we are praying for you...With heartfelt sympathy Cheryl, Dan, Tara Turnbull

Tish Pelton Sep 15 ,2022

Friend ,Olathe ,Kansas

I am so sorry to hear about Kim's passing .She was truly one of the sweetest person I know .Kim was always so encouraging and such a blessing to everyone who knew her and everyone she touched with her sweet gentle kind spirit.I will always treasure Kim's friendship and prayers . I know she has been joyfully welcomed in heaven and is in the presence of Jesus with "Well done good and faithful servant ."from her Lord and Savior.The sweetest daughter of the Most High God .We will miss you and your sweet smile and spirit . .Until we meet again! Love your friend ,Tish ❤️

Services

Event:
Visitation
Location:
Porter Funeral Home
Address:
8535 Monrovia Street
City:
Lenexa
State:
Kansas
Zip Code:
66215
Date:
Sep 16 ,2022
Time:
5:00 PM
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Event:
Funeral Service
Location:
LifeMission Church
Address:
16111 S. Lone Elm Rd.
City:
Olathe
State:
Kansas
Zip Code:
66061
Date:
Sep 17 ,2022
Time:
10:00 AM
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