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Douglas Allen Knox

Born: Tue., Apr. 28, 1942
Died: Sun., Jul. 27, 2014


11:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Wed., Jul. 30, 2014
Location: Mount Gilead

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Thu., Jul. 31, 2014
Location: Wadeville A.M.E. Zion Church

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MR. DOUGLAS ALLEN KNOX, 72 of MOUNT GILEAD, NC died Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Stanly Regional Medical Center, in Albemarle, NÇ.

Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Wadeville A.M.E. Zion Church, Wadeville, NC, with the Reverend Martha Greene, pastor, eulogist.  Burial will be in the Bruton Cemetery.

Doug  was a Rowan County native, born April 28, 1942, and was a son of the late Rosa Knox Baker.  He was preceded in death by 5 sisters.

He was retired and a handy man around the community, and will be sorely missed.

Doug leaves to cherish loving  and fond memories to, his partner of 36 years, Brenda McLeod Lilly of the home; one daughter, Carla Gramling (Michael) of Norwood, NC; three sons; Stephen Lilly of Greensboro, NC, Julius Lilly of Rockingham, NC and Julian Lilly, of the home; 10 grandchildren; Marquan, Eric, Jevonde, Morgan, Jada, Davon, Niki, Amade, Nayla, Jayden; 3 great-grandchildren; Londyn, EJ, and Bentley; special devoted nephews; Gerald, Greg, Andre, Ricky, Keith, Jahun, Shaun, Lamar, Corey and Brian; nieces, Cynthia, Debra, Africka and Charlene; special great-nephews, Colby and Courtney; 3 brothers-in-law, Billy, George and Chris; 4 sisters-in-law, Carole, Clara, Barbara and Elaine; special best friend, Jerry Martin; and a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends in the Wadeville Community.

Sometimes beyond the sunset,

away from this world of strife.

Our loved one is resting sweetly

In a land that knows no right.

The garden gate stood open,

God knew he needed rest.

God's garden must be beautiful

For He always picks the best.

The Family


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L.J. Rogers Trucking
   Posted Wed July 30, 2014
With deepest sympathy. We will keep your family in our thoughts and prayers.

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