CATHERINE "CATHY" SUE KNOX, age 71 of Niota, Tenn. passed away Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Sweetwater Hospital. She was a native of Davidson County, North Carolina , resident of McMinn County, Tenn. for 48 years, a daughter of the late Jack and Ruby Irene Hicks Temple and was preceded in death by a Grandson, Three Sisters and Five Brothers. She was a member of Marshall Hill Baptist Church.
Survivors: Husband of 35 years: Ray Knox of Niota, Tenn., Two Daughters and Son-in-law: :Sharon and Bobby Livengood of Lexington, North Carolina, Wendy Wicker of Athens, Tenn. Son: Bradley Wicker of Decatur, Tenn. Step-son and spouse: Larry and Karen Knox of Niota, Tenn. Two Sisters: Genny Shaw of Lexington, North Carolina, Peggy Bates of Lexington, North Carolina, Six Grandchildren, several great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 7:00 P.M. Monday in the Chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with Rev. Greg McCosh officiating. Interment will be 11:00 A.M. Tuesday in Niota Cemetery with Rev. Ronnie Moore officiating. Active pallbearer Kirkland Knox, Keegan Knox, Jarred Knox, Brandon Wicker, Chris Brewer and Bobby Livengood. The family will receive friends from 5-7 Monday in the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to www.Laycock-Hobbs.com/notices/Catherine-Knox. Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home, Athens, Tenn. in charge of arrangements.