Stephanie's Story

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Stephanie Ellen Knox, 72, of Carbon, passed away at home, June 6, 2017, following an extended illness. She was born in Clay County, Aug. 22, 1944, the daughter of Ishmael and Mary (Cassidy) Phipps.
She graduated from Van Buren High School with the class of 1962. Stephanie married Stanley Wayne Knox on March 24, 1963. Stephanie worked for Clay County Hospital and St. Vincent Clay Hospital, as their billing clerk for 42 years. Stephanie enjoyed reading, watching old movies, gardening and spending time with her family - especially her grandchildren.
Stephanie was preceded in death by her parents, Ishmael and Mary Phipps; and her son, Stephen Knox.
Survivors include her husband, Stanley Wayne Knox of Carbon; two daughters, Lynn Hughbanks and husband Alan of Carbon and Amy Knox Jordan and husband William of Brazil; grandchildren, Danielle Bemis and husband J.J., Nicholas Hughbanks, Benjamin Jordan and wife Kayla, Allison Knox, and Chelsea Montague and husband Ronni; two great-granddaughters, Rylee Jordan and Elyse Bemis; a sister, Diane Fields of Carbon; an aunt, Rose Reynolds; as well as a host of nieces, nephews and extended family members and friends.
Visitation will be at French Funeral Home, 421 E. National Ave., Brazil, Sunday, June 11, 2017, from 4 to 8 p.m. Services will be at the funeral home Monday, at 11 a.m. with burial to follow at Calcutta Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dementia Society of America, P. O. Box 600, Doylestown, PA 18901 USA. To share a memory, visit:
Published on June 7, 2017
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