Pinkie Lee KnoxMarch 9, 1944 ~ September 9, 2020 (age 76)
Ms. Pinkie Lee Knox was born on March 9, 1944, to the late Mr. Bill and Eva Hendrix of Waverly, LA. She was one of twelve children born to this union.
Pinkie accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at a very early age and remained faithful to her Christianity throughout her life. She remained faithful to her Christian duties at the Mount Harmony Baptist Church of Ruston, LA, pastored by her grandson Reverend Quincy D. Knox, by keeping her mind, heart, and spirit focused on Jesus. She received her education from the Madison Parish School system and held various jobs throughout her lifetime. Her passions were cooking, baking, cleaning, and above all, her most passionate thing was spending time with her children and family.
On September 9, 2020, the angel of silence came to Pinkie Knox and sealed the lips of our beloved. She was preceded in death by her loving parents, Mr. Bill and Eva Hendrix; four sisters, Ruby Hudson, Betty Lane, Florence Washington, and Dorothy Marshall; and one brother, Bill Hendrix, Sr.
Pinkie was united to the late Mr. John Earl Knox, Sr., for 29 years, and to this union, six children were born, who, along with other family members, are left to mourn her passing and cherish fond memories: children, Patricia (Roderick Goldsmith) Knox, and Carolyn (O’Neal Colston) Collins both of Monroe, LA, Sharon (Sammy, Sr.) Travis of Calhoun, LA, Priscilla (Ali) Williams of Clinton, MS, John Knox, Jr., of Monroe, LA, and Mr. Gregory (Stephanie) Knox of Tallulah, LA; goddaughter, Minister Tillie Bailey of Tallulah, LA; special son, Mr. Mario (Candance) Knox of West Monroe, LA; 24 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; five sisters, Katherine Robinson, and Ethel Henton both of Tallulah, LA, Martha Mitchell of Baton Rouge, LA, Hazel Jackson of West Monroe, LA, and Bobbie Hudson of Monroe, LA; brother, Mr. David Hendrix of Neosha, MO; five sisters-in-law, Mrs. Mildred Hendrix of Winnsboro, LA, Mrs. Doris Woodard of Tallulah, LA, Mrs. Flosenia May of Los Angeles, CA, Minister Barbara Ward of Inglewood, CA, and Mrs. Alice May of Lynwood, CA; along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.