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Annita G. CoxPassing: January 5, 2023


Fairview Cemetery

Graveside Service

Monday, January 9th @ 1:30pm


Chastain Funeral Home

Monday, January 9th @ 12:00pm-1:00pm


Fairview Cemetery

Monday, January 9th

BEDFORD – Annita G. Cox, 60, passed away Thursday, January 5, 2023, at IU Health Hospice House.

Born January 19, 1962, in Bedford, she was the daughter of James Edward and Gail Louise (Speer) Connerley.

Annita was self-employed as a beautician.  She was an avid sports fan; a big Nascar fan, especially Kevin Harvick, and the Kansas City Chiefs.

Surviving are her children, Kia, Kenzi, and Kansas; grandchildren, Grayson and Winston; sisters, Lois (Dan) Fisher of Indianapolis and Barbara Martin of Mitchell; mother, Gail Louise Connerley of Mitchell; several nieces and nephews; longtime friend, Michael Stevens of Mitchell; and all of her Nascar group friends.

Her father; brother, Jimmy Connerley; and niece, Amber Gail Martin, preceded her in death.

Graveside service will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, January 9, at Fairview Cemetery in Bedford with Reverend Brent Fisher officiating.  Burial will follow.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Monday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com

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14 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Joe Bradley | West baden in
    Date: February 3, 2023
    I'm so sorry for your loss I just seen this we just lost our mom and Anita and Jimmy were good friends long time ago and I lost track of them they were great friends I'm so sorry to all prayers and hugs
  2. Guest: Linda Tolbert Cook | Columbus , In
    Date: January 10, 2023
    I'm sorry to hear about Anita she was always so nice to me . It had been awhile since I had seen her but we talked on messenger often especially when my daughter and mother died . Kenzie,Kia , and Kansas if you need anything call me . Love you all.
  3. Guest: John and Cathy martin | Mitchell, In
    Date: January 10, 2023
    Our deepest condolences to the family Barb n Gail n all of family Anita was a beautiful woman n is now with all the beautiful angels n her family Her n John were friends forever n she will b missed dearly to we all meet again n b one happy loving family, I'm very sorry we though the service was later in week please begive us for we were not there we were in spirit though She will b missed dearly She is in a place with love ,joy happiness peace above all of these is love we love y'all n so sorry for your loss God Bless
  4. Guest: Teri Stevens | Bedford
    Date: January 9, 2023
    My deepest sympathy to you and your family, Gail and Barb.
  5. Guest: Dawn (Sissy Burton) Ribelin | INDIANAPOLIS
    Date: January 9, 2023
    Gail , Lois and Barbara~ I'm so sorry to hear about Annita. I love you all and my heart aches for you. Hugs and Prayers...Sissy
  6. Guest: Analee Hanover | Orleans, In
    Date: January 9, 2023
    My condolences to the family. Anita was a lil spitfire growing up and always had a care free spirit. Big hugs to Gail and Barbara. It’s been many years. 🙏🏻🥺
  7. Guest: Debra Smith | Bedford, IN
    Date: January 9, 2023
    I went to beauty school with Aninita , she was always with a smile and always made me laugh. I’m so sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family and her kids.
  8. Guest: Jean K McCaslin | Winslow
    Date: January 8, 2023
    I was sorry to hear about Annita passing. My condolences to Annita's family. Annita was a good friend. We had many conversations about the races and especially Kevin Harvick. She will be greatly missed.
  9. Guest: Kathy Grow | Williams
    Date: January 8, 2023
    So sorry for your loss!! My prayers are with all of you!!! May GOD give you the strength you need to get through this!! Sending continued prayers & hugs!!
  10. Guest: Dawn Ford - HarvickRocksCalif | Laguna Hills, California
    Date: January 8, 2023
    I knew Annita because we share the same love for Nascar Driver Kevin Harvick. Rest in peace Annita. I am so sad to hear that you are gone. Sending hugs of comfort to your family.
  11. Guest: Anita Henry | Gaffney South Carolina
    Date: January 7, 2023
    RIP my dear friend I will miss our talks and I will miss you so very much fly high my Angel until we meet again you will never be forgotten
  12. Guest: Roxann Golden | Bedford
    Date: January 7, 2023
    Sad news. Condolences to the family. I was a childhood friend of Annita’s. She was always kind to me and I have only good memories of her.
  13. Guest: BRENDA MCKAIN | Brownstown, Ind
    Date: January 6, 2023
    Gail, all family and friends: All volunteers of LAWRENCE COUNTY CANCER PATIENT SERVICES are so sorry for your loss.
  14. Guest: Michelle Williams | Orleans
    Date: January 6, 2023
    Barb, Gail and families, I am so so sorry to see this. Loved Annita so much and you all will be in our thoughts and prayers💜