Mary Lorraine Knox, 93, Raytown, MO

Published 08/22 2014 09:23AM

Updated 08/22 2014 09:26AM

Mary Lorraine Knox, 93, Raytown, Missouri died Wednesday, August 20, 2014.

She was born March 17, 1921 to Jess and Rachel (Miller) McCrary in Ford City, Missouri.

Mary married Robert Vinson Knox in 1945. He preceded her in death on January 17, 1956.

She was a member of King Hill Baptist Church, a devout Christian who was known to be a prayer warrior. She was a devoted mother and loving grandmother who would do anything for her grandchildren. Her loving and caring nature extended to those she cared for during her lifetime.

She enjoyed listening to music that could always be heard in her home. She loved traveling to the mountains, desert and oceanside.

Mrs. Knox was also preceded in death by her parents; daughters, Ruby Mae Black and Patricia Diane Alexander; and nine brothers.

Survivors: daughter, Barbara Anne Tebbe (Gregory), Blue Springs, Missouri; son-in-law, Paul Black; ten grandchildren; twenty-one great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services:  10:00 A.M. Saturday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to the American Cancer Society. Online guest book and obituary at

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