Marie Edwards Knowles (1922 - 2015)

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Marie Edwards Knowles has passed from this life to join her Lord Jesus on October 19, 2015. Marie was born in Ireland, Texas to William Quinton Edwards and Alzena Bennett Edwards. She is survived by her husband, Sam L. Knowles, and her children; Sunny Abernathy Everett, son-in-law, Grant H. Everett, Charles Kenneth Abernathy and daughter-in-law, Jean Kuhlman Abernathy, her step-daughters; Sandra Knowles Stewart, husband Bob Stewart and Brenda Knowles Bevers, husband James Bevers. Marie was blessed by four grandchildren, Laura Everett Franks, Amy Everett Kendall, Cynthia Abernathy Slavick and Shannon Abernathy Bass and step grandchildren; Tessa VanVactor, Sean VanVactor, Amanda Stewart, Beau Bevers, Adam Bevers, Matt Bevers, and Tim Bevers. She is survived by 22 great grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, William Bennett (Monk) Edwards and previous husband, Charles Watson "Johnny" Shaw.

Marie lived all of her life in Texas: Ireland, Beaumont, Houston, Anahuac, McQueeney, Seguin and Conroe. She retired from AT&T after 20 years of service with the Bell Telephone System. She was talented and creative in many ways. She purchased, restored and decorated many different homes. She used her artistic abilities in painting, sewing, gardening and creating porcelain and cloth dolls. Marie delighted in her dolls by giving many dolls to family, friends and special children. She loved to play the piano and organ and frequently sang in church choirs.

We will miss you "Granny", sweet Mom, beautiful lady, loving friend. We will rejoice to meet you again in heaven!

Memorials may be sent to Interfaith CarePartners, a program dedicated to the support of those caregivers and persons suffering with Alzheimers. Please contact or mail to Interfaith CarePartners, 701 North Post Oak, Ste 330, Houston, Texas 77024, Attention: John Burk, President.


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Conroe, TX 77301
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Published on from Oct. 23 to Nov. 5, 2015