Karen Jane Cox, 57, of Columbia passed away Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012.
Services will be held at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, December 11, 2012, at Parker Funeral Service. Visitation will be from 10:30 to 11:30 am, Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Karen was born Oct. 5, 1955, in Columbia to Lloyd J. Haley, Jr., and Loretta Nienaber Haley.
She worked at the local phone company since 1971. Karen rescued many cats and dogs. She loved her grandson and was a loving and devoted mother and family person.
Survivors include her husband, Mike, her father, Lloyd Haley, of Columbia; a son, Jason Cox, and wife, Keri, of Columbia; a brother, Joel Haley, and his wife, Julie, of Columbia; her niece Melissa Quast and a grandson, Jaxon Cox.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Loretta.
Memorials may be made to any animal charity.
Online condolences may be left at www.parkerfuneralservice.com.