May 4, 1915 – September 14, 2012
WENDELL – Allie Braxton “A. B.” Knott, 97, died Friday. A native of Wake County, he was son of the late Allie Booth & Annie Lee Bullock Knott. A. B. was a farmer who greeted everyone with a smile. He resided the last years of his life at Coventry House in Zebulon. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Horton Strickland Knott, siblings Charles Knott & Evelyn Creech.
He is survived by his daughters, Jeanne Gunter (Tom) of Raleigh, Mary Ann Alford (Fred) of Wendell, grandchildren, Tom Gunter, Jr., David Gunter, and Brooks Long (Sandy), and great- grandchildren, Holland Gunter, and Braxton Gunter, Jacob Burton, Cassidy and Taylor Long.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to Hospice of Wake County, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC, 27607.
Funeral service 3 pm, Sunday, Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. Visitation from 2-3 pm, prior to the service. Interment will follow in Greenmount Cemetery. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net