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Nannie Maxine Knifley, 92, Adair Co., KY native (1928-2020)

Nannie Maxine Tedder Knifley of Campbellsville passed away on December 18, 2020. She was 92 years old.

All services will be held privately, at Auberry Funeral Home and Cremation Services in downtown Campbellsville. Bro. Evan Tedder and Bro. Brent Gupton will be officiating the service for Mrs. Nannie Maxine Tedder Knifley.

Social distancing guidelines and mask are required upon entering building.

Nannie Maxine Tedder Knifley, 92, of Campbellsville, Kentucky, daughter of the late Silas Tedder and Nettie (Hamm) Tedder was born in Adair County on September 27th, 1928, and departed this life on December 18th, 2020, at the Grandview Nursing and Rehab in Campbellsville, Kentucky.

Nannie professed her faith in Christ and was a member of Meadowview Baptist Church. She was a retired Fruit of the Loom employee but being a homemaker was her passion. Nannie enjoyed and loved to cook for her family. Nannie loved to garden and read in her spare time.

She united in marriage to Ewing Knifley on August 28th, 1948, who preceded her in death on December 29th, 2008.

Survived by one daughter and two sons; Peggy Lawson and her husband J.C. of Campbellsville; Kelly Knifley and wife Jenny of Tennessee; and Carl Knifley and wife Cherie of Louisville.

Survived by six grandchildren: Adam Lawson and wife Gretchen of Fort Wayne, Indiana; Andrew Knifley and wife Riley of Springfield, Tennessee; Stephanie Gibson and husband Kenton of Campbellsville; Elizabeth Cobban and husband Bryan of Louisville; Alicia Peveler and husband Tracy of Breman, Kentucky; and Tim Wilkins of Cedar Hill, Tennessee.

Survived by one sister and two brothers: Mary Ann Talbot of Indiana; Troy Tedder and wife Beverly of Indiana; and Roy Tedder and wife Laurene of Campbellsville.

Survived by three sister-in-law's and one brother-in-law: Janet Tedder of Indiana; Gertrude Tedder of Casey Creek; Helen Knifley of Ohio; and Herman Seaborne of Indiana.

Besides her parents and her husband, Nannie was also preceded in death by six sisters and one brother.

The family has requested that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Gideon Bibles which can be made at the funeral home.

Auberry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Nannie Maxine Knifley, 92, Adair Co., KY native (1928-2020)

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