Allie Louise Davenport Knox, 78, of Raleigh, died Saturday, July 06, 2013 at her home in Raleigh.
Mrs. Knox was born in Jackson, NC on July 14, 1934 to the late Joseph Samuel Davenport and Allie Rawls Davenport. She was a 1952 graduate of Bethel High School and married James Wiley Knox following graduation. She was employed with Carolina Power and Light and served with her husband for over four years in the US Coast Guard. She moved into her present home in 1961 and there reared four outstanding children. Mrs. Knox was a faithful member of Trinity Pentecostal Holiness Church for 33 years and North Haven Pentecostal Freewill Baptist Church for 22 years.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years; children, Kenneth James Knox of Raleigh; Dr. Susan Knox Anderson and her husband, Dr. David Anderson of Duluth, GA; Carl M. Knox and his wife, Karen Spell Knox of Raleigh; Audrey Louise Knox Glover and her husband, Troy Glover of Raleigh; seven grandchildren, Stephanie Knox Muma and husband, Troy Muma; Megan L. Knox; Eric Anderson; Lauren Anderson; Ashley Anderson; Brittney Glover and Kevin Glover; sisters, Ester Mariner; Gladys Scott; and Eula Scott; and brothers, James Davenport; and William Davenport.
A funeral service will be held 2:30 pm Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at Mitchell Funeral Home Chapel, 7209 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27612. Burial will follow the service at Brier Creek Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends 7-9 pm Monday, July 8, 2013 at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to The Gideon’s International, PO Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214. www.gideons.org
Condolences may be sent to www.mitchellatrmp.com