January 7, 1931 ~ January 2, 2015
Nancy Knox Henderson died at her daughter’s home on January 1, 2015 surrounded by many who loved her. She was born January 7, 1931 in Clover, SC and was preceded in death by her parents James Matthew (Mack) Knox & Corrine Beamguard Knox - both of Clover, SC. She is survived by her sister Rose Knox Vedder of Ormond Beach, FL; daughter Maxine Miller (Bill) of Stone Mountain, GA; son Tim Henderson (Diane) of Dacula, GA; granddaughter Joy Miller of Chicago IL; grandsons Patrick Miller of Seattle, WA, Tommy and Tyler Henderson of Dacula, GA; niece Nancy Brown; nephews Johnny, Matthew, David and Richard Vedder. Nancy graduated from Lenoir-Rhyne College in 1953 and spent decades of her career educating 1st grade children at Bethesda Elementary School in Lawrenceville, GA. Late in life, Nancy spent several years living on Bainbridge Island, WA and adoring her friends at the Wyatt House Retirement home there. Nancy loved drawing, gardening, birding, sewing, collecting coins & stamps, all puzzles, playing cards, excursions, travel and adventures. She possessed an ability to see past the trees and into the forest. Nancy delighted in her children, grand children and all things beautiful. She was an artist and will be missed. There will be a memorial service held in honor and appreciation of Nancy on Saturday, January 10 at 1PM at Wages & Sons Funeral Home at 1040 Main Street, Stone Mountain, GA 30086 (770-469-9811). The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. A subsequent graveside service will take place on Monday, January 12 at 1 pm Woodside Cemetery in Clover, SC.