HE THAT DWELLETH IN THE SECRET PLACE OF THE MOST HIGH SHALL ABIDE UNDER THE SHADOW OF THE ALMIGHTY -- Psalm 91:1
ANNIE BLOYOU KNUCKLES
Sunrise: May 6, 1928 - Sunset: August 25, 2015
The Knuckles and Zor Families and a host of cherished relatives are deeply saddened to announce the peaceful Homegoing of their beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great- grandmother, Sister, and Aunt, in the person of MRS. ANNIE BLOYOU KNUCKLES, commonly known as "Old-Mom," “Aunty Annie,” "Annie-B," “Teacher Annie,” and "Bloyou," in her eighty-seventh year. This sad event took place at the home of her son and daughter, Rev. John Weseh and Susie McClain in Kennesaw, Georgia, following a protracted illness.
She was a Kindergarten leader, a faithful wife, a selfless mother, a dedicated church worker, and prayer warrior.
She was predeceased by her parents, Khan Vlen and Sada Zor; her devoted husband, Hon. Daniel E. Knuckles, Sr.; her nephew and son, Hansel Knuckles; two grandsons, Phillip Jared and Dancleve Pierre; and most recently her tender-hearted daughter, Willametta “Mama” Knuckles.
Left behind to mourn her lamentable loss and to wait in trust are her surviving children: Robert (Thelma); Daniel E. Jr. (Joice); Susie (Rev. J. Weseh); C. Alexander (Helena); Gabriel (Anna); Oral (Yonah); and Annie D. Twenty Grand Children, and Fourteen Great-Grand Children. Also grieving her serene departure are her nieces and nephews who considered her as a mother: Etta Iviola Coleman; Dr. Albert B. Coleman (Magdalene); Dr. Ciyata Coleman; Oretha Coleman-Mason (Rosler); Matilda King; Samuel Knuckles (Musu); and Joseph Knuckles; her in-laws, Mrs. Roberta Knuckles-Kiawu (James); Mrs. Jonetta Knuckles; Mrs. Charlotte Knuckles; multiple nephews and nieces, including Gloria Cooper; Louise Cooper- Bailey (Wesley); Sunnaway Okai; Francis Johnson; Samuel Somah; Kennedy Freeman; Emmanuel Cooper; Teplah Reeves; Jacqueline McCauley; Rhodell Cooper; Emma Lloyd (Rev. Edwin); Hon. Samuel P. Jackson; Winifred Deline; Louise Cooper; Puyu Cooper-Sicarr; and numerous other devoted relatives and steadfast friends.
Appropriate memorial services will be conducted at the following venues:
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Memorial Service: Smyrna First United Methodist Church
1315 Concord Road
Smyrna, GA 30080 / (770) 436-4108
Viewing 10:00a.m. – 11:00a.m. / Memorial Service: 11:00a.m.
Friday, September 18, 2015
Removal of Body from the Stryker Funeral Home: 8:00a.m. Funeral Service: Sey’s United Methodist Church
Careysburg City, Liberia
Viewing: 9:00a.m. – 10:30a.m. / Funeral Service: 11:00a.m.
Knuckles Family Cemetery, Careysburg City, Liberia
Contacts - U. S. A.
• Robert E. Knuckles (918) 855-6230 / Daniel E. Knuckles, Jr. (718) 922-2434
Contacts - Liberia
• C. Alexander Nelson Knuckles: 011 231 886 510 332 / Albert B. Coleman: 011 231 880 757 312 / Gabriel E. Knuckles: 011 231 886 501 002