Helen Lois Knox

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Helen Lois Knox, 85, of Springfield, Missouri, formerly of Centralia, passed away Monday, September 21, 2020, at the Springfield Villa in Springfield, Missouri.

Lois was born November 1, 1934, in Centralia, the daughter of Albert R and Helen D (Ferguson) Miller. She married Glen D. Knox on February 20, 1954, in Woodlawn and he preceded her in death on November 26, 2016.

She is survived by her two sons: Alan and wife Sally of Irvington, Michael and wife Beth of Taneyville, Missouri; Grandchildren: Beth Knox, Mark Knox, Clint Knox and Leslie Gramc; great-grandchildren: Samantha, Dillon, Tori Hugenberg; a sister: Sharon Braschler of Forsyth, MO; a niece: Michelle Collins and husband Don and children all of Forsyth, MO; and a nephew: Andy Braschler and wife Myka of Forsyth, MO.

Lois was preceded and death by her parents, husband: Glen Knox and her brother Ray Miller.

Lois was a homemaker. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.

A private family graveside service for Helen Lois Knox will be held at a later date at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Centralia.

In honor of Lois Knox, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association and will be accepted by the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home at 235 North Sycamore Street in Centralia, IL 62801 618-532-3523, who is honored to be of service to the Knox family.

Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting sutherlandfuneralhome.com or the Funeral Home’s Facebook page.