BETTYE ROBISON KNIGHT, age 96, of Estill Springs, Tenn., departed this life on Monday, July 9, 2012 at the home of her daughter, following an extended illness.
Ms. Knight was a member of the Estill Springs United Methodist Church. She was a self-employed seamstress for many years and previously she was employed at the Patton Manufacturing Company in Decherd. Ms. Knight was a member of over fifty years of the Winchester Chapter #196 Order of the Eastern Star. She was a loving and devoted sister, mother, and grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude “Dizzy” Knight and infant son, Claude Lee Knight, Jr.
She is survived by her daughter Linda (Tom) Rose of Estill Springs, granddaughter, Lara (Steve) Medley of Winchester, grandsons; Bill (Julie) Rose of Conifer, Colorado, Tom (Angie) Rose of Floral City, Fla. sisters; Ida Cohenour of Winchester, Ethel Lovett of North Ft. Myers, Fla., Henrietta Sidoli of Estill Springs. great-grandchildren; Elizabeth and Ella Medley, Caleb and Samuel Rose, Riley, Molly, and Lilly Rose, special niece, Mary Bunn Harris of Estill Springs.
Visitation for Ms. Knight will be from 6:00-8:00 P.M. Wednesday evening in the Chapel of Grant Funeral Services.
Services are scheduled for 11:00 A.M. Thursday, July 12, 2012 in the Chapel of Grant Funeral Services with Bro. Joe Rutherford, officiating.
Interment will follow at Franklin Memorial Gardens, Winchester. Serving as Honorary Pallbearer, Steve Medley, Active Pallbearers; Tom Rose, J.Tally Arnold, Mark Sidoli Tom Cohenour, Charles Cohenour and Jay Arnold.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Estill Springs United Methodist Church in her honor at P.O. Box 251, Estill Springs, TN 37330.
Grant Funeral Services in charge of arrangements.