Wanda Mae (Knight) Dockery

Born: Tue., Jul. 10, 1934
Died: Fri., Mar. 2, 2018


12:00 PM to 1:45 PM, Tue., Mar. 06, 2018
Location: Goodin-Drum Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Tue., Mar. 06, 2018
Location: Goodin-Drum Funeral Home

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Wanda Mae Knight Dockery, 83, passed away Friday March 2, 2018 at her residence in Spruce Pine, NC. She was born on July 10, 1934 to the late Judson Dewey and Robbie Smith Knight in Knoxville, TN.  Wanda worked in the textile industry for many years as a member of the cafeteria staff.  She loved spending all the time she could with her grandchildren.  Wanda enjoyed tending to her flowers.

In addition to her parents, Wanda was preceded in death by her beloved husband, A.V. Dockery, two brothers; Dan Dewey Knight and William Arthur Knight, and one grandson, Phillip Samuel Rhodes. 

Wanda is survived by two sons; Darrell Dockery and wife Jennifer of Chicago, and Danny Dockery and wife Gwendolyn of Maiden, two daughters; Penny Biddix and husband Johnny of Spruce Pine, and Fay Rhodes and husband Sammy of Lincolnton, one sister, Mary Savage of Maiden, one very special friend, Porter Gann of Spruce Pine, twelve grandchildren:  Shannon Grant, Jamie Grant, and Michael Dockery, all of Maiden, Brandi Martin and husband Howard, and Stephanie Rhodes, all of Lincolnton, Daniel Biddix and wife Kelsie, Walter Biddix, Elizabeth Ramos and husband Allan, and Angela Elmore, all of Spruce Pine, Corey Dockery and wife Shannyn, Jacob Dockery and wife Holly, and Winnie Dockery, all of Chicago, 22 great-grandchildren, and a host of other cherished relatives and friends.

The family wants to send a special thanks to the doctors, nurses, and staff at Hospice of the Blue Ridge for taking care of Wanda during her time of need.

The Dockery family will receive friends from 12:00 to 1:45 pm on March 6, 2018 at Goodin-Drum Funeral Home in Maiden, NC.  The funeral service will follow at 2:00 pm in the chapel at Goodin-Drum Funeral Home.  Reverend Jeff Rhodes will be officiating. Interment will be at Maiden City Cemetery following the service.

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Harvey Bates
   Posted Mon March 05, 2018
We, at PruittHealth, are so sorry for your loss. Wanda was a special person and often the highlight of my day. She will be missed.

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