Essie D Knox, 93 of Memphis, Tennessee died on Sunday, May 19, 2019, at residence in Memphis. Born Sunday, January 10, 1926 in Memphis, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Willie Hart and the late Effie Emmerson Hart. Surviving are sons, Leroy Hart and Preston Eugene Pruitt, daughters, Emma J Christian of Memphis, TN, Willie Mae Turner, Clara Hopson, Debra A Knox and Irma J Knox, brother, Johnny Hart ; 66 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Friday, May 24, 2019, at R S Lewis & Sons, 374 Vance Ave, Memphis, Tennessee. Funeral service will be at 12:00 PM on Saturday at Promiseland Baptist Church located at 3430 Overton Crossing Memphis, Tennessee 38127. Interment will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, TN
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