YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – On Wednesday, May 3, 2023, Kristen Marie Cox, age 44, of Youngstown, Ohio passed at Hospice of the Valley, Hospice House.

She was born in El Paso, Texas on March 22, 1979, to Ronald Dale Cox and the late Carolyn Sue Watkins.

Kristen is survived by his siblings, Lisa (Brent) Groscost of Hubbard, Ohio and Daniel (Kelly) Ruby of Gurnee Il; nieces and nephews, Corey Groscost, Elayna Groscost, Olivia Ruby and Ava Ruby and stepfather, Thomas Watkins.

A 1998 graduate of Hubbard High School, Kristen was known for her kind heart and generous spirit. She was always quick to lend a hand to those in need and had a special place in her heart for animals.

No public services were held.

Arrangements by Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S. Silvat, Inc. Share memories and send condolences by visiting

A television tribute will air Wednesday, May 17 at the following approximate times: 6:47 a.m. on WYTV, 9:43 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.