Lisa Ann Fox

Posted at 4:59 PM on May 9, 2019


Lisa Ann Fox, 51, of Statesville, N.C., passed away, Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at the Gordon Hospice House.

Lisa was born August 14, 1967, in Statesville. She was a graduate of South Iredell High School, Class of 1985, and was the Assistant Controller of Manheim Statesville.

She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Melvin Fox, and mother, Martha Ostwalt Fox Benfield of Troutman, and special friend, Teresa Speaks Rimmer.

Lisa loved her family, friends and two dogs. Her happy place was on a beach in a hammock between two palm trees.

She is survived by one son, Tyler Atkins and wife Amanda of Cleveland, N.C.; two grandchildren, Jaylynn Atkins and Camden Atkins; one brother, Charles M. “Chuck” Fox of Statesville; a nephew, Timothy Fox; and great nephew, Layton Fox. 

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at Bethel Baptist Church with Rev. David Turner officiating. Burial will follow in the Iredell Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Troutman Funeral Home and at other times will assemble at Lisa’s home.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Sandy Ellis, Debbie Jordan and Alan Greenlief for their help, love and support.

Memorials may be made to the Lupus Foundation of America at

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family of Lisa Fox.

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