December 18, 1956 - February 23, 2021
Ms. Francine Marie Knox, 64, of Peoria, IL passed away at 12:15 am, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at UnityPoint Health Methodist Hospital. Francine was born on December 18, 1956 in Peoria, IL to Troy and Christine (Hunter) Knox. Francine attended Peoria Central High School where she was a gymnast. She was a caretaker of many and had a deep sense of love and care for everyone in her life, especially children. Francine had a green thumb with a deep love for plants. She was an avid reader of literature and greatly enjoyed watching scary movies, her favorite being “Jaws”. Francine was of Mormon belief. Francine leaves to cherish her most precious memories, one daughter, Kitaen Knox of Peoria, IL; four brothers, William Jordan of Peoria, IL, Troy (Geraldine “Genie”) Knox of Denver, CO, Anthony Jordan of Graton, ND and Gerald (Rhetta) Jordan of Peoria, IL; three sisters, Charlotte (Billy) Gordon of Peoria, IL, Syliva Glover of St. Louis, MO and Faye “Renee” Douglas of Peoria, IL; and a host of other family and friends who adored her. She is proceeded in death by her parents, five brothers, James Jordan, Marcus Knox, Carlton Jordan, Carthell Hunter and Michal Adams and three sisters, Lucille Kyle, Janie Jones and Deborah Jackson. A private graveside service will be held 1 pm, Friday, March 12, 2021 at Historic Springdale Cemetery. Bishop Alex Watson will bless the Grave. Simons Mortuary has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at SimonsMortuary.com. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, social distancing and attendance limits will be observed. In accordance with the Illinois Department of Public Health, Funerals are limited. To be consistent with recommendations from the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA), funeral home directors have been instructed and should follow CDC guidelines on gatherings, including those directly related to funerals, visitations, or graveside services. Funerals are limited to no more than 25% of the decedent’s immediate family members. *In an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, we ask that everyone in attendance: wear a face mask and refrain from hugging, kissing and shaking hands (as hard as it is to see someone you care about and not touch them). *It is our responsibility as a Funeral Directors, to do everything we can to advise families in order to honor our beloved Families and to keep everyone as safe as possible. Thanks in advance for your cooperation!
Ms. Francine Marie Knox, 64, of Peoria, IL passed away at 12:15 am, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at UnityPoint Health Methodist Hospital. Francine was born on December 18, 1956 in Peoria, IL to Troy and Christine (Hunter) Knox. Francine attended... View Obituary & Service Information
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