Diana Knox

Obituary of Diana Lavone Knox

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Diana Lavone Knox was born July 6, 1959, to Lillian and Freddie Lee Knox. She was the third of seven children. She had 5 brothers and 1 sister. The Knox family established their roots and family home ‘on top of the hill’ in Sapulpa, Oklahoma. The family attended church together and Diana gave her life to the Lord at an early age.

Diana attended Booker T Washington and Sapulpa High School. After graduation Diana pursued her love of nursing. She enjoyed caring for her patients whether it was at a nursing home, hospital bedside, or private home health care. She always cared for them tenderly and made sure cleanliness was top priority. Outside of work, Diana loved fishing, dancing, spending time with family and traveling.

Diana was a proud mother to two handsome sons. Marcus Johnson, born in 1977 and Carleton Howard, born in 1979.  She was blessed to be a grandmother to six wonderful grandchildren.  She was also honored to help raise her sister’s daughter, Monique, who lovingly referred to her as ‘Big Mama.’

Diana was preceded in death by both parents Freddie and Lillian Knox; her brothers Freddie, Tommy, David and Clyde; and her sister Sheila. 

She leaves to cherish her memory her two sons, Marcus Johnson Sr., Carleton & Amber Howard; six grandchildren Marcus Johnson Jr., Deayton Howard, Keaydra Howard, Heaydon Howard, Andre Howard and Anthony Howard; one brother, Michael & Gloria Knox; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.

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Funeral Service

11:00 am
Friday, December 9, 2022
Calvary Baptist Church
412 N 7th St
Sapulpa, Oklahoma, United States

Final Resting Place

Adams Family Cemetery
Between 8448 and 9630 15th Street
Beggs, Oklahoma, United States
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