|Birth: ||Dec. 18, 1928|
|Death: ||Apr. 25, 2001|
Houston County Courier - Sunday, April 29, 2001
Services for Mrs. Bettye Joyce Knox George, 72, of Lufkin, were held at 2 P.M. Friday in the First Presbyterian Church with Dr. Dewey Bowen and Dr. Jack Shoultz officiating. Entombment followed in the Sunset Mausoleum in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park. Mrs. George was born Dec. 18, 1928 in Crockett and she died Wednesday, April 25, 2001 in a Lufkin hospital.
Mrs. George was a homemaker, wife, and mother. She received her Bachelor's degree from Sam Houston State University and was a teacher at the Latexo Elementary School for four years. Mrs. George had been a resident of Lufkin most of her life, and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. She was involved in the Ladies Golf Association and the Volunteer Services Council at the Lufkin State School, where she established the Sunshine Gold Tournament, benefiting the state school. She was currently serving of the Board of Directors of Hospice in the Pines and the St. Cyprian's Episcopal School Board.
Survivors include her husband, Murphy George of Lufkin: son, Bill George of Lufkin; twin sister, Alma Knox Taylor of Abilene; sister and brother-in-law, Peggy and Bob Mattox of Crockett; brother and sister-in-law, H.B. (Mutt) and Dottie Knox of Crockett; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Mrs. George was preceded in death by her parents, Leo and Dovie Knox; brother, W. H. Knox; and sister Dorothy Lee Barker.
Pallbearers were Charles Taylor, Steven Taylor, John Knox Mattox, Larry Knox, Jesse George Jr., and David George.
Memorials may be made to the Hospice in the Pines, 116 S. Raguet, Lufkin, TX 65902; the St. Cyprian's Episcopal School, 1115 S. John Redditt Dr., Lufkin, TX 75904; or to the charity of your choice. Gipson-Metcalf Funeral Directors of Lufkin.
Leo S. Knox (1898 - 1968)
Dovie Delilah Arnold Knox (1898 - 1952)
Murphy George (1927 - 2009)
Willie Hayne Knox (1919 - 1988)*
Horace Bayne Knox (1920 - 2008)*
Dorothy Knox Barker (1922 - 1991)*
Doris Faye Knox (1925 - 1926)*
Peggy Knox Mattox (1926 - 2010)*
Alma Knox Taylor (1928 - 2011)*
Bettye Joyce Knox George (1928 - 2001)
Garden of Memories Cemetery
Created by: Deb
Record added: May 24, 2010
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