Cox, Opal Alene, 87, of New Port Richey, FL, formerly of Springfield, died Thursday, October 14, 2021 in Florida. She was born February 15, 1934 in Lucasville, OH to Charley and Lula Mae (Ash) Burchett. She was a member of Hillside Church of God and worked in the credit department for Community Hospital, retiring in 1994. Survivors include three children and spouses, Glenda (Steven) Poland, James (Connie) Cox Jr., and John (Sue Hawkins) Cox; 4 grandchildren, Diana (Ken) Morris, Mandi Pierson, Katrina Cox and Jack Cox; several great grandchildren; a brother, Charles Burchett; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, James W. in 2012, sisters, Hazel Cubbage, Zelma Wayman, Joanne Moschello and Melva Gravitt; brothers, Robert and Billy Burchett. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. Friday in the CONROY FUNERAL HOME with Rev. Terry McKinney officiating. Family will receive friends one hour prior, beginning at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.