Dorothy L. Knox
Dorothy L. Knox
  • February 15, 1926 - November 24, 2017
  • Harrah, Oklahoma

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Dorothy L. Knox, 91 year-old longtime resident of Choctaw, Oklahoma, passed away on Nov. 24, 2017 in Harrah, Oklahoma. Born Feb. 15, 1926 in Granite, Oklahoma, she was the daughter of Hiram Hughes and Lucy (Pruitt) Hughes. Dorothy was a dedicated homemaker, spending time with her family was the biggest thing in her life, especially the grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also loved her soap operas: Bingo, going to garage sales, and was an avid OU Fan. Preceding her in death were her parents, Hiram and Lucy Hughes, her husband of 68 years, Alton Knox, and all of her siblings, as she was the last of 16 children. Survivors include 2 sons, Alton Junior Knox of Midwest City, OK; and Roy and his wife Vicky Knox of Choctaw, OK; 1 daughter, Barbara and her husband David Tanner of Harrah, OK; 4 grandchildren, Kimberly, Rusty, Jamie, and Justin; 4 great-grandchildren, Jaida; Kaylynn; Josie; and Jaxon; and a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Bill Eisenhour Northeast Chapel, 8805 NE 23rd St., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73141 with burial to follow at Arlington Memory Gardens, Midwest City, Oklahoma.