|Mrs. Tamar Ann Knox was born on July 5, 1888 in Clinton, Louisiana to Louise Thomas Ward Stanley and Robert Stanley. She departed this life on Thursday, April 26, 1990, in Baton Rouge. Mrs. Tamar was converted at an early age. She joined the St. Mark United Methodist Church at the age of twenty, under the Reverend R. M. Brown. Here she taught Sunday School, served as a communion steward and was a member of Circle A. Mrs. Tamar loved and served God in an unwavering manner. She received the maximum education awarded to people of her time and she presented herself as knowledgeable and sharp minded. Mrs. Tamar will forever be remembered for her most candid way of responding to all people of every age.
Mrs. Tamar was united in holy matrimony to Reverend E. H. Knox, who was a Methodist minister, and to this union one child was born. Her survivors include one sister, Louise Butler of New Orleans, Louisiana and a host of cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Reverend E. H. Knox; mother and father, Louise Thomas Ward Stanley and Robert Stanley; and three sisters, Daisy Cantey, Helen Anderson and Bessie Ward.
|Source: Journal Louisiana Conference, 1990; p. 227……………..By Kenneth M. Fisher|