Barbara Sue Knox, age 64, of Warsaw, died in her home on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, surrounded by her loving family members.  

She was born Dec. 16, 1955, in Bremen, one of 12 children of David J. D. and Lydia Schwartz Miller. Barbara attended NorthWood High School and graduated in 1974. She was a school bus driver for Warsaw Community Schools and a long-time Cardinal Center employee.

Barbara is preceded in death by her parents; three brothers: John Henry, Rudolph and David Jr. Miller; two sisters: Roseanna and Emma Miller; a daughter, Jackie Renee Fisher; and her husband of 17 years, Lloyd Walter Knox.  

She leaves behind a large family who feel deeply the loss of their sister, mother and grandmother.

Her memory will live on in the hearts of her brothers: Bill (Teri) Miller, of Nappanee; Elmer (Pam) Miller, of Bourbon; and Carl (Roxy), of Nappanee; sisters: Mary “Beth” Smith, of Goshen; Martha Welty, of Warsaw; and Malinda (Kevin) Kierstead, of Presque Isle, Maine; her four children: Chad Knox, of Melbourne, Fla.; Kelly Morgan, of Elkhart;  Jodi Knox, of Pearl City, Hawaii; and Brandy (Marcus) Schwartz, of Auburn. Barbara was a proud grandma of 11 adoring grandchildren.

There will be a private visitation for family members. A public memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 22 at New Life Christian Church & World Outreach in Warsaw, where she attended for 25 years. Pastor John B. Lowe will be officiating the service.

Barbara’s family will remember her as a quiet and faithful friend, a woman who bravely sacrificed and provided for her family, and as a sympathetic listening ear for those around her.

 All arrangements for the family are entrusted to McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw.


Memorials to Animal Welfare League Building Fund, 1048 S. 325 E., Pierceton, IN 46562.

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