WARREN - Sophie A. Maddox, 53, of Warren, passed away peacefully at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in the Cleveland Clinic.
Sophie was born on Oct. 20, 1960, in Warren, the daughter of the late Albert W. and Lillian L. Knight Klein Sr. and was a 1978 graduate of Lakeview High School.
A member of SS. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church in Warren, Sophie was a member of St. Benedict Auxiliary.
She was a past Girl Scout Leader of Troops 342 and 48. She enjoyed playing Bunco with friends, vacationing to Myrtle Beach, S.C., and was an avid QVC shopper.
Sophie is survived by her husband of 24 years, William "Bill" Maddox, whom she married on July 15, 1989; three daughters, Sarah (Brian) Rudd of Warren, Katie (Garvin) Beadle of Garrettsville and Kelsey Maddox of Warren; stepchildren, Tracy Hill of Maryland, William Maddox of Canfield and Patty Wilson of Leavittsburg; a brother, Albert (Terry) Klein of Dayton; a sister, Cindy Klein of Niles; and her niece, Jackie Lorge of North Carolina. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren, Samantha, Alex, Jackie, Zoe, Ashlyn, Andrew, Rylee, Will, Brian Jr. and Kailyn.
Calling hours will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday in the Sinchak & Sons Funeral Home, where a Panichida Service will be recited at 8 p.m.
A funeral service with the Very Rev. Andrew Deskevich officiating will be offered at 10 a.m. Tuesday in SS. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, preceded by closing prayers to be recited at 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home prior to leaving for church.
Burial will follow in SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery in Lordstown.
The family suggests that memorial contributions take the form of donations in Sophie's name to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Family and friends may visit to view this tribute and share condolences to the Maddox Family.
Caring and professional services for the Maddox family are under the direction of the Sinchak & Sons Funeral Home, 330-392-5691.