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Naomi B. Cox

December 11, 1925 - December 30, 2019

Naomi B. Cox, 94, passed away on December 30, 2019. She was born on December 11, 1925 in Hillsboro, IL. Her life can be defined in one word, “Dedication”. She was dedicated to her family, her God and her community.
Part of America’s greatest generation, she joined the nurse training program and worked at Saint John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL. She was a Registered Nurse.
After WWII, she met her husband, Billie M. Cox and they were married on January 3, 1948. They had 57 incredible years together, until his passing in 2005. Together they had four children; Patricia A. Carnes (Jerry), Mary M. Alvarez, Billie M. Cox, Jr. (pre-deceased), and Michael J. Cox (Abbey).
Naomi has five grandchildren; Susan Seaton, Tracy Carnes, Missy Duke, Megan Steensma, and Jason Brickler. She has 11 great grandchildren.
She owned Naomi’s Card & Gift Shop in Springfield, IL. In 1972 The family moved to Pasco County. She worked for the state of Florida for 10 years. In 1981, she became one of the first employees of Bayonet Point Regional Medical Center, starting the volunteer program.
One of her greatest passions was to help others. She especially loved children and animals. She was the first volunteer at Pasco County Safety Town.
A visitation will take place on Thursday, January 2 from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, with a vigil beginning at 6:45 pm at Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home.
A mass will be celebrated on Friday, January 3 at 12:00 pm at Our Lady Queen of Peace. Following the mass, she will be laid to rest at Grace Memorial Gardens with her beloved husband on their 72nd wedding anniversary. In lieu of flowers please consider making donations to Pasco County Safety Town, 14851 SR 52 Unit 107-426 Hudson, FL 34669. Arrangements entrusted to Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, January 2, 2020

Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home

5228 Trouble Creek Road
New Port Richey, FL 34652

Service Information

Date: Friday, January 3, 2020

Time: 12:00 pm


Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church

5340 High Street
New Port Richey, Florida 34652

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, January 3, 2020


Grace Memorial Gardens

16931 U.S. 19 North
Hudson, FL 34667

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