PHOENIX: (602) 906-9600 | PEORIA: (623) 486-1955

Date of Birth: March 21, 1929

Date of Death: July 09, 2020

Naomi Edwina (Smith) Williams was born to Charles & Natalie Smith in Dayton, Ohio on 3/21/1929 and passed away on July 9, 2020 in Phoenix, AZ After graduating from Catholic Central High in Springfield she went on to receive an RN degree from Good Samaritan School of Nursing in Dayton in 1950. She followed her high school sweetheart Jerome to Oakland, CA where she was married in 1951. In 1955 they settled in Pasadena, CA and then on to Phoenix in 1969. She retired from John C. Lincoln Hospital in 1992 after 22 years working in the ER. Naomi and Jerry were very active in the Catholic Church and S.t Vincent De Paul in there retirement both in Phoenix and in Payson where they kept a summer home. She loved to fish and do anything outdoors. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Jerome, son Craig and grandson Philip. Survivors include sons Mark (Sandy) Williams, Eric (Peggy) Williams, Geoff Williams, grandchildren Lisa Weiss and Aron Williams and 8 great grandchildren.

Service Information

Private services and internment will be held at Holy Redeemer Cemetery.


Society of St. Vincent De Paul