Karen June Hoxworth

Birth Date: 
Friday, August 15, 1947
Date of Passing: 
Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Karen June Hoxworth, 73 of Tippecanoe and formerly of Wooster died on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at Sunnyslope Care Center.

She was born August 15, 1947 in Upper Sandusky to Ruben James and Venita Cristene McMahan Ellis.  In 1969 she married Larry Hoxworth.  He survives.

Karen graduated from Upper Sandusky High School in 1965 and from Cosmetology school in 1966.  She had been an instructor at Wooster Beauty School.  In 1971, she and Larry followed their dream and opened their own salon where Karen worked as a hair stylist and helped to manage the salon before retiring in 2010.  She was a member of the Church of the Cross United Methodist Church in Wooster where she participated in the choir.  She then attended Deersville United Methodist Church after retiring to Tippecanoe.

Karen loved dancing and had both preformed and helped with dance recitals, boating, shopping, traveling and vacationing with her family and friends.  She also enjoyed sewing and planting flowers.  She was previous involved with being a Cub Scout leader, NAMI and cheerleading while in high school.

Along with her husband, Karen is survived by her children Tiffany Hoxworth of Berea, Tamara Shultz of Canton and Tyson Hoxworth of Plain City; grandchildren Chasidy Hoxworth, Chayah Magee, Venita Shultz, Dax Hoxworth and Isla Hoxworth; brother Jim Ellis of Springfield along with several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Friends will be received on Sunday, January 10, 2021 from 3:00-5:00 PM at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster.  Masks are required and social distancing will be observed.

Private family services will be held with burial in Wooster Cemetery.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions be directed to Crossroads Hospice, 3743 Boettler Oaks Dr., Suite E Uniontown, OH 44685.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com   

Memorial Contributions: 

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions be directed to Crossroads Hospice, 3743 Boettler Oaks Dr., Suite E Uniontown, OH 44685.

Visitation: 

Friends will be received on Sunday, January 10, 2021 from 3:00-5:00 PM at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster.  Masks are required and social distancing will be observed.

Service: 

Private family services will be held with burial in Wooster Cemetery.

Condolences

Larry, we are so sorry for your loss. May the good memories fill heart with joy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Larry and family,
I was saddened to read of Karen’s passing. It’s been several years since we have spoken, but I remember the fun times we have had over the years. Thinking of you as you lay your loved one to rest. RIP Pretty Lady.

Larry and family, so sorry to hear of the passing of Karen. She was a beautiful lady inside and out.

Larry, my condolences to you and your family. I was saddened to read of your loss of Karen. As you probably know, it has been almost a year since my Larry passed away. God helped me through that’s terrible time in my life and I know He will help you, too. Soon, these days you are going through will seem like a bad dream. Please know you will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Larry, my condolences to you and your family. I was saddened to read of your loss of Karen. As you probably know, it has been almost a year since my Larry passed away. God helped me through that’s terrible time in my life and I know He will help you, too. Soon, these days you are going through will seem like a bad dream. Please know you will be in my thoughts and prayers.

We send our deepest sympathy,prayers for strength and loving arms of support to you all.

Larry, We are so very sad that you and the kids have lost Karen. She was truly a sweet soul. We know that everyone who met her thought that she was special.You will be in our prayers.

Larry and Family; We were saddened to hear that Karen has passed away. She was a wonderful person. May our condolences bring you peace during this painful time..

Dear Larry, Tyson, Tammy and Tiffany,
We offer our deepest sympathy for your loss
and hope that the love of friends will support you.
Karen was a warm, kind and loving person.
We will miss her.
Hugs DE and April

Larry and family,
My sympathy on the loss of Karen. I had not seen her for many years but fondly remember her as one of my instructors at Wooster Beauty School. Rest in peace, Miss Karen.

Years ago Karen and I were Varsity cheerleaders at Upper Sandusky High School. Karen was friendly and kind. My memories of her are pleasant ones. My deepest sympathy.

Thank you for all your prayers, sympathy and kindness. We deeply appreciate all your support and comfort at this difficult time.

Larry, Tiffany, Tammy, Tyson we are sorry for the loss of dear neighbor Karen. Jon sends his love as well.

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