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Merrilee Knowles

Merrilee Juanita Knowles (Wynn)

Monday, April 18th, 1932 - Friday, August 28th, 2020
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Mrs. Merrilee Knowles, daughter of the late Marie Willis Wynn and Willie “Wash” Wynn, was born April 18, 1932 in Atlanta, Georgia. She was educated at Booker T. Washington High School Atlanta, GA and Community College of Philadelphia. She worked for Philadelphia School System and retired from Fulton County Juvenile Court.

Merrilee was a faithful member of Mount Moriah Baptist Church. She was loved by everyone that met her. She was loyal and devoted to her family and friends. Oh boy could she make us laugh!!

Merrilee departed this life triumphantly on August 28, 2020. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Deramus Knowles, Sr and sons Deramus Knowles, Jr. (Butch) and Irvin Knowles, sister Martha Hayes, and grandson Marc Knowles. She was also preceded in death by first cousins Freda Lipscomb, Paul Willis, and Kathryn Reese.

Merrilee leaves behind two sons, Harun Knowles (Ann), and Calmease Knowles. Three daughters, Wynelle Coleman, Walithia Knowles Johnson, and Wyndra Carter (Darryl Burks, Sr.). Two sisters Madelyn Haynes (Joe) and Audrey Pollock. Grandchildren Tara, Samuel, Chante, Jenea, Anea, Syreeta, Amanda, Chevin, Alliyah, Darryl Jr. (DJ), Alyssa, Matthew, and Amira. Mother, as she was affectionately called also leaves great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and a wealth of other family and friends.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, September 4th, 2020 | 10:00am - 7:00pm
    When
    Friday, September 4th, 2020 10:00am - 7:00pm
    Location
    Herschel Thornton Mortuary
    Address
    3346 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW
    Atlanta, Georgia 30331
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  • Service

    Saturday, September 5th, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Saturday, September 5th, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    Lincoln Cemetery
    Address
    2275 Joseph E. Boone Boulevard
    Atlanta, Georgia 30314
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  • Interment

    Saturday, September 5th, 2020 |
    When
    Saturday, September 5th, 2020
    Location
    Lincoln Cemetery
    Address
    2275 Joseph E. Boone Boulevard
    Atlanta, Georgia 30314
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