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MARION - Carol Louise Cureton Knupp, 69, of Belmont, NC, passed away on Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at her residence. Mrs. Knupp was born on October 18, 1948, in McDowell Co., NC, to the late William Cureton and Annie Austin Cureton. She was a member of First Baptist Church Of Black Mountain. Mrs. Knupp was retired from Buncombe Co. Social Services and was a Clerical Supervisor. She was a sweet, caring, and loving, wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed gardening and shopping. Mrs. Knupp was a graduate of Marion High School Class of 1966 where she excelled in academics and earned several awards. In 2002, she was awarded Outstanding Supervisor for Excellence in Public Service from the Buncombe Co. Social Services. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husband, James Knupp. Surviving Mrs. Knupp are her son Eric (Leslie) Knupp, of Belmont; a brother, Ben (Kay) Cureton, of Murphy, NC; a granddaughter, Jolie Knupp of Belmont; a nephew, Tom (Deidre) Cureton, of Black Mtn.; two nieces, Carrie Knupp of Sanford, NC and Tammy (Sean) Williams of Canton, GA; two great-nieces, Danielle Cureton of Panama City Beach, FL and Sarah Williams of Canton, GA. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, January 29, 2018, at 12:00 PM at Kirksey Funeral Home with Pastor Rayburn officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service at Oak Grove Cemetery in Marion. Flowers are welcome and memorials may be made to: Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation @ www.christopherreeve.org. Kirksey Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the Knupp family.
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