Bertha Lazenby Knox Whetstone, 92, of Montgomery, passed away May 8, 2023. She was born May 6, 1931. Visitation will begin at 11 am, Friday, May 12, 2023 at Linville Memorial Funeral Home followed by the funeral service at 12 noon with Rev. Mike Smith and Rev. Matt Albritton officiating. Pall bearers will be Stephen Knox, Lee Scoggins, Larry Nelson, Calvin Nelson, Tommy Knox and Michael Edwards. Honorary pall bearers will be Billy Joe Smith, Jack Modlin and Linda Godwin. Burial will follow in Good Hope Cemetery. She is preceded in death by her parents, Dawson and Zelef Haynie Lazenby; husbands, Earl Knox and Walton Whetstone; twelve siblings and grandson, Daniel Hubbard. She is survived by her children, Peggy Knox, Randy Knox and Steve (Tina) Knox; grandchildren, Stephen Knox (Dakota), Mandy Murrell (Charles), Lee Scoggins (Kelli) and Kristi Knox and great-grandchildren, Chloe, William, Andrew, Mac, Dalton, Kage Knox and Madison Murrell. Many thanks to Jimmy for his weekly calls to check on mom. Expressions of sympathy may be memorial contributions to Oak Valley Station Methodist Church, 162 Parsonage Road, Tallassee, AL 36078. Share memories and condolences online at


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