Johann Overcash Fox, 81, of Statesville, N.C., passed away on Sunday, December 18, 2022, at Cadence Senior Living in Mooresville, N.C.

Johann was born on September 18, 1941, in Iredell County to the late Howard Overcash and Margaret Beaver Overcash. She was a retired teacher’s assistant and nanny, and she loved being able to teach children. Johann also had a special place in her heart for all animals.

In addition to her parents, Johann was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Neil Fox; and her daughter, Susan Fox.

Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Tim Fox (Beth); brothers, Michael Overcash (Linda) and Garry Overcash (Margie); and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Also surviving her are the many children she loved dearly over her twenty years as a nanny.

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. on Wednesday, December 21, at Berea Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Draughn officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County at 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625. Online condolences may be made to the family at

Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.

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