Elsie L. (Newland) Cox, 75, of Muncie, died on February 1, 2023 in her home surrounded by loved ones.  She was born on July 31, 1947 in Celina, Ohio to Roy and Maxine (Strait) Newland.

Elsie enjoyed sewing, knitting, watching television and attending bible study.  Above all, she loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, who held a special place in her heart.

Elsie is survived by two brothers, Glenn (Ann) Newland and Lester Newland; one sister, Connie (Jr.) Newland; her children, Anita (Don) Lamb of Van Buren, Jesse (Sandra Howard) Yaney, Jr. of Muncie, and Brian (Lucinda) Yaney of Muncie; ten grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 11:00am – 12:00pm on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at Old Town Hill Baptist Church (3000 S. Burlington Drive, Muncie, IN 47302).

Services will follow visitation at 12:00pm at the church.  Pastors Bruce Reynolds and Andrew Dunbar will officiate.

Burial will take place at Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Muncie.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Heart to Heart Hospice Foundation or Old Town Hill Baptist Church.