Macie McCall Knox, 94


DUNN — Ms. Macie McCall Knox, age 94, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 30, 2020, after a two-week period of rapidly declining health at Harnett Woods Nursing and Rehab.

Ms. Knox was born in Dunn on Sept. 6, 1925. She was the daughter of the late John Ransom McCall and Ola Margaret Faircloth McCall. In addition to her parents, Macie was predeceased by her husband, Oliver Wright Knox; her sister, Elgeree McCall Elmore; niece, Donna Kaye Elmore; and nephew, Johnny Wright Elmore.    

Macie was active in the American Legion Auxiliary as well as the Hospital Auxiliary at Betsy Johnson. Macie married Oliver Wright Knox on Aug. 1, 1942. They enjoyed a happy life together until his passing in 2004.

Macie joined First Presbyterian Church in Dunn after her marriage, and moved her membership back to her home church, First Baptist Church in Dunn, after the passing of her two sisters-in-law. She was an active member of both congregations, especially enjoying the senior groups and her Sunday school class.

A funeral service was held Monday, Aug. 3, at 11 a.m. at Cromartie-Miller Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Len Keever officiating. Burial followed in Greenwood Cemetery. 

She is survived by her nephew, James “Jimmy” O’dell Elmore Jr. of Clayton; and a niece, Margaret Cynthia Elmore Baggett (Grady) of Rock Hill, South Carolina. Other survivors include her twin great-nephews, Grady Elmore Baggett (Courtney) and Knox Johnson Baggett (Cheryl), both of Summerville, South Carolina, as well as a great-great-nephew, Grady Wilson Baggett; and great-great-nieces, Macie Louise Baggett, Sonnie Elizabeth Baggett and Mary Knox Baggett.

There was a visitation Sunday afternoon, Aug. 2, from 1 to 6 p.m. at Cromartie-Miller Funeral Home in Dunn.

Contributions in Macie’s memory may be made to the church, organization or the charity of your choice.


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