Maribeth Cox Dowell
Winslow Alumni Class of 1966
February 05, 2012
Maribeth Cox Dowell, formerly of Winslow, Indiana passed away Sunday, February 05, 2012 at St. Vincents Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana,
She was a graduate of Winslow High School, Class of 1966. She then graduated from Indiana University and began a teaching career in the Indianapolis Public Schools where she taught until she retired. She especially loved animals and was also very active in the Indianapolis Eastside Community Action Group, a neighborhood association.
Maribeth is survived by two cousins and her long time friend and caregiver, Pam Gregory, a fellow teacher. Her parents, Mary and Arthur “Sasser” Cox, preceeded her in death.
Please send tributes to Maribeth to: firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 317-293-6472 and Pam will place them on Maribeth’s Facebook Page. If you are a friend of Maribeth’s on Facebook, please post them yourself.
Donations may be made in Maribeth’s memory to your local cancer group or animal shelter and acknowledged to Pam Gregory, GREGORYPR1966@aol.com
Someone once asked the famous tap dancer, Gregory Hines, how long he would dance and he responded ” I’m going to dance until I can’t.”
Even in death, Maribeth continues to give and has generously donated her body to IU Research Center in an effort to help us learn about her rare form of cancer.
A LIFE CELEBRATION is planned for Saturday, March 10, 2012 at the church she attended in Indianapolis. Complete details will be posted on www.jddedman.com when they are available.