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Clearwater Cemetery
Sunday August 25th, 2019
4:00pm - 7:00pm

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Alton Andrew Knox

ALTON KNOX, age 95 of Niota, Tenn. passed away Friday, August 23, 2019, in Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville, Tn.  He was a native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, a son of the late Ruel Arthur and Lissie Marie Miller Knox and preceded in death by preceded in death by Brothers: Virgil L. Knox, George Knox  Sisters:, Nellie Ann Knox Farris, Wilma Sue Ann Knox Bohannon,  Geneva Sue Knox Axley, Granddaughters: Tami Hughes and Carrie Landreth.  He was a farmer,  former employee of McMinn County Highway Dept., and formerly owned and operated  Clearwater Market. He was a member of Clearwater Baptist Church. 
Survivors: Wife of 70 years: Amanda Lingerfelt Knox of Niota, Tenn., Three Daughters and sons-in-law: Jean Edwards of Knoxville, Tenn., Ann and Dean Landreth of Riceville, Tenn. , Kathy and Mark Cobble of Athens, Tenn.,  Four Sons and daughters-in-law: Bill and Janice Hughes of Niota, Tenn., Don and Katherine Knox of Athens, Tenn.,  Jimmy and Jane Knox of Niota, Tenn., Jeff and Tina Knox of Niota, Tenn., Sister: Blanche Neil of Cleveland, Tenn., Two Brothers: Walter Knox of Cleveland, Tenn. Ray and Cathy Knox of Niota, Tenn.,  14 Grandchildren, 18 Great Grandchildren,  2 Great Great Grandchildren several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 7:00 P.M. Sunday in the Chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with Rev. Greg Hutsell and  Rev. Greg McCosh officiating. Interment will be 11:00 A.M. Monday in Clearwater Cemetery with Rev. Danny Singleton officiating. Active pallbearers will be Grandsons and Great Grandsons.  Honorary pallbearers will Dean Landreth and Mark Cobble. The family will recieve friends from 4-7 Sunday in the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to www.laycock-hobbs.com./notices/Alton-Knox.  Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home, Athens, Tenn. in charge of arrangements.

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A candle was lit in memory of Alton Knox

Tammy foster Aug 29 2019 12:00 AM

Sorry for your loss prayers for your family.

Homer Franklin Boyd Aug 26 2019 12:00 AM

With our sincere sympathy.
Finance Dept Staff
Mike Keith, Connie Wyatt, Janet Sherman, Becky Leamon and Darlene Morgan.

Finance Department - City of Athens Aug 26 2019 12:00 AM

With sincerest sympathy. Charlie Marler

Charlie Marler Aug 26 2019 12:00 AM

We are so sorry for your loss. Ralph and Elizabeth Coleman

Ralph and Elizabeth Coleman Aug 26 2019 12:00 AM

Jeff Knox and family, so sorry to hear of your father's passing. It is hard to give up those we love but comforting to know we will see them again. Sincerely, Deb Boyd

Debra Boyd Aug 26 2019 12:00 AM

Sorry for your loss, wish I had known about the service before Monday. Yall are in my prayers.

Alfreeda Edgemon Aug 26 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Alton Knox

Mike and Chris Thompson Aug 25 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. Reva Hampton Shultz & daughter, Karen Gail Shultz Adams.

Gail Adams & Reva Shultz Aug 25 2019 12:00 AM

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the immediate family of Alton Knox. May God give you all peace and comfort during this time.

Jarred (Grandson of Ray Knox), Michele, and Cameron Knox

Jarred Knox Aug 25 2019 12:00 AM

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