ZELMA LEE PARDUE KNOX, age 88 of Athens, Tenn. passed away Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in Dominion Senior Living of Athens, Tenn. She was a native of Monroe County, Tenn., resident most of her life of McMinn County, Tenn. a daughter of the late Robert Lilliston and Emma Vernice Barnett Pardue. She was a member of North Athens Baptist Church. She loved her family, bowling, sewing, gardening and traveling.
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Funeral services will be 12:00 Noon Tuesday, September 11, 2018 in the Chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with Rev. Jason Robertson officiating.
Interment will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Chris Knox, Billy Knox, James Knox, Scott Knox, Daniel Cates, and Mark Howell. Honorary pallbearers will be grandchildren and great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 12:00 Noon Tuesday in the funeral home.
Those wishing may make memorial contributions to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Fund c/o Susan G. Komen, Dept. 41831, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265 or Alzheimer's Association, 7625 Hamilton Park Dr., Suite 22, Chattanooga, Tenn. 37421.
Those unable to attend may send condolences at www.laycock-hobbs.com/notices/Zelma-Knox
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home, Athens, Tenn. in charge of arrangements.