In loving memory of

Darla Jo Fox
November 5, 1963 - October 14, 2019

Darla Jo Fox, age 55 of Grimes, passed away on Monday, October 14 2019 at her home. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. at Coburn Funeral Home in Colfax. Visitation will take place on Thursday from 10:00 - 12:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to the Animal Rescue League and condolences may be left for the family at

The daughter of Lonnie Dean and Myrna Jo (Gaskins) Wright, Darla was born on November 5, 1963 in Des Moines, Iowa. On September 14, 1984, she was united in marriage to William E. Fox, Jr. Darla worked at Wells Fargo in Des Moines. She loved her family and especially enjoyed the time spent with her five granddaughters. She was also an avid bowler and one of the best in the state.
Those left to honor her memory include her husband, Bill; three sons, Joe (Denise McCullough) Fox, Josh (Carolina) Fox and Jason (Melissa) Fox; and five granddaughters, Yathziry, Makayla, Willow, Eva Jo and Ivy Sue. Also surviving are her two sisters, Deana (Kevin) Wright and Dori (Andy) Lester and several nieces and nephews. Preceding Darla in death were her parents.


Michael Chance wrote on Oct 20, 2019:

"Bill, this is Michael Chance I am so so sorry for your loss. Darla and her mother was always so so nice to me. I know you loved her so much. If you want to call me please do 724 1920. "

Lori Mattingly wrote on Oct 18, 2019:

"I was sad to learn of Darla's passing. She was a wonderful and smart woman who touched so many lives. I worked with her at Wells Fargo and had lost touch the last handful of years; but have nothing but the fondest memories of her. Thinking of you Bill and the boys, and your family during this extremely difficult time. "

Brenda Jenkins Lamb wrote on Oct 16, 2019:

"I am so sorry to read of Darla's passing. Prayers of peace and comfort for her family during this difficult time."

Dan & Pat Spidle wrote on Oct 15, 2019:

"We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Darla. I remember watching her grow up and the birth of her sons. Enjoyed bowling with her and working with her at Wells. Sorry we won't be able to make her services as we will be out of town. We will be thinking of you girls and all of the family. Hugs and prayers to al."