Betty Jo Hedrick Knox

April 5, 1930March 8, 2014

Mrs. Betty Jo Hedrick Knox, age 83, formerly of High Point passed away March 8, 2014 in the Trinity Grove Nursing Center in Wilmington. Mrs. Knox was born in Guilford County on April 5, 1930 to Earl Ross and Nell Sexton Hedrick. She was the youngest of seven children. Mrs. Knox was a retired teacher with the Guilford County School System having retired on July 1, 1996. She was a member of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. On August 9, 1952 she married Edward Knox Jr. who preceded her in death in 2001. Surviving are her daughter; Leigh Knox of Rock Hill, SC, sons, Edward Knox III “Trip” and wife Betsy of Wilmington, NC and Scott Knox and wife Laura of Florence, KY. There are seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in High Point with the Reverend David L. Umphlett officiating. There will be no visitation. Interment will follow in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Please offer condolences with the family at


  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 13, 2014

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Ashley Phelps Timberlake

March 17, 2014

Ms. Knox was my 3rd grade teacher at Westchester in High Point-I will never forget her-she was so kind and caring. My sympathies go out to you all!

March 13, 2014

Leigh, Trip, and Scott,
My dad told me about your mother's passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Kelley Winzeler Grainger

Keith Kinley

March 13, 2014

To all the family, My thoughts and prayers are with you. Your mother was very gracious and treated me very well.She went as far as calling me her other son during our senior year in high school(probably because I was always at your house).

Laurie caravaglio

March 13, 2014

So sorry to hear about your loss Trip and Betsy, Justin, and Elise.Many prayers to you during thistime of loss.

Monique Smith

March 12, 2014

You are truly missed! I will never forget you and all of the good times we had together. I love you so much! Rest in paradise my Betty Jo!

Ann Mintz

March 12, 2014

Trip, Betsy, Justin and Elise, I am so sorry to hear of your lost. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

Doug Friedman

March 12, 2014

I am very sorry for your loss! Your mother was a great and dignified lady who was always very nice to me!

Shannon Blankenbeckler

March 12, 2014

Trip, Betsy, Elise, Justin and Family:

We're so very sorry for your loss. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. We love you!

The Blankenbecklers

Wayne Baker

March 12, 2014

Mrs. Knox was a delightful soul full of wit and charm. It was my pleasure to know her for a little while. She will be missed greatly. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Pam Ilderton

March 12, 2014

Dear Leigh and family, I just read about your mom. I'm so sorry for your lose, I just lost my mom 6 months ago, so I know what you and your family are going through. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Take Care