Obituary: Billie Allen Knox


Billie Allene Knox, of Cedar Park, TX, passed away on October 28, 2017 at age the age of 86. She was born on August 4, 1931 in Pioneer, TX, to parents William Hicks Bryson and Iva Lea (Watson) Bryson.

Billie grew up with two sisters and  a brother. She attended school Oplin. She married JT Knox in Buffalo Gap in 1948.  Billie and JT had two sons, Lowell  and Larry.  After 13 years of marriage JT passed away. Billie then married Leonard Knox (JT’s older brother) in El Paso TX, in 1962.  She gave birth to a third son, Leonard (Lee). Leonard and Billie were married for 15 years.  Leonard passed away in 1977 and Billie never remarried.  She moved from El Paso back to Abilene in 1981 then on to San Antonio, Elmendorf, La Vernia and finally Cedar Park TX. Mom loved to bake and was well known for her scrumptious coconut cream pies, decadent rum cakes and Wiennie soup. In her last years she enjoyed sitting on the back porch watching the chicken TV, gardening, taking car trips and eating out as often as she could. She never lost her incredible smile and the ability to make others smile with her. 

Survived by her Sons: Lowell Eugene and Carol Knox, Larry Doyle and Debra Knox, Leonard Lee and Jennifer Knox; Sister: Sue Dell Bryson; Grandchildren: Trent Alan Knox and wife Janice Knox, Stacee Marie (Knox) Renfro & Husband Jimmy Renfro, Jeremy Len Knox, Molly Jayne Knox, Charles Knox, Becky Knox; and her Great granddaughter: Mackenzie Leigh Knox.

She was preceded in death by her Parents: William Bryson and Iva Leigh (Watson) Bryson; Spouses: JT Knox, Leonard Knox; Siblings: Daniel Gabe Bryson, and Collene June Miller.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s research.