Katheryn A. Cox

May 9, 1931 - November 17, 2016
Katheryn A. Cox

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Cox, Katheryn A, 85, of New Port Richey, passed away peacefully on November 17, 2016 at Morton Plant North Bay Hospital. Katheryn was born on May 9, 1931 in Downey, Iowa. She was the daughter of the late, Neeley and Irene Morrison.

Katheryn worked as a secretary for the Illinois Casualties Company until retiring in 1994, after the passing of her husband of forty years, William Cox. She would later relocate to Florida in 2001, coming from Milan, Illinois. Katheryn was a member of the American Legion and VFW, a member of the Eagles Club, and a volunteer at Morton Plant North Bay Hospital.

Katheryn’s will be remembered as a very energetic and outgoing person who was a rock of support for her whole family. She was always strong and never gave up fighting until the day she passed.

Katheryn is preceded in death by her husband of forty years, William T. Cox. She is survived by her loving son, Bill (Kathy) Cox; daughter, Lori (John) Bailey; grandchildren, Jessica (Eric), Nicole (Chris), and Kayla; great-grandchildren, Tyler, Michael, Emilee, Christine, and Isabella; nieces, Bobby Joe and Paddy; grand-stepchildren, John, Megan and Leeann; and great grand-stepchildren, Lily, Arianna, Kiera and Malaki.

A celebration of life is to take place on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 11 am at the Michels & Lundquist funeral home. A reception is to follow at the home of John and Lori.


Tuesday, November 22, 2016
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home - Directions
5228 Trouble Creek Road
New Port Richey, FL 34652

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  • November 18, 2016
    Nicole lit a candle:
    Lit since November 18, 2016 at 11:24:59 PM

  • November 19, 2016
    Brenda Wild says:
    Bill, praying that you and your family will find comfort knowing your Mom will have eternal life in heaven and one day you'll be together again

  • November 19, 2016
    Kathy Schalles says:
    Kay was truly one of a kind, she will be greatly missed by so many. I will forever keep my memories close to my heart of all the good times we shared through the years. Rest in peace Kay.. Heaven has just gained a very special angel❤️

  • November 20, 2016
    Lori Kieffer-Garrison says:
    Bill, I am so very sorry for the loss of your mother. The thoughts of her are beautiful and I wish you and Kathy my prayers as you go through this next week and on.....