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Dorothy Knight, 92, LaCenter, KY, mother of Susan Minton, Columbia, KY

May 1, 1926 ~ June 5, 2018 (Age 92)

She loved flowers and gardening. She enjoyed upholstering furniture. She loved to watch birds especially Martins and Hummingbirds. She adored her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a member of First Baptist Church in LaCenter, KY. She was the widow of Dewey Knight, her husband of 68 years. She leaves relatives in Western KY and descendants in the Adair County, KY area. She was the the mother of Susan Minton and grandmother of Brandon (MacKenzie) Minton all of Columbia, KY
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Dorothy Knight, age 92, of LaCenter, KY, died on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 12:50pmCT, at Life Care Center in LaCenter, KY.

Funeral services will be Saturday, June 9, 2018, at 11amCT, at Morrow Funeral Chapel, 376 W Kentucky Drive, La Center, KY, with the Rev. Brian Steward officiating. Interment will follow at Barlow Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday evening after 5pmCT, at Morrow Funeral Chapel in LaCenter, KY.



Dorothy Knight, 92, LaCenter, KY (1926-2018)


She was born Saturday, May 1, 1926. She was the daughter of the late James & Janie Mae Louise Romain Myatt. She died Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in LaCenter, Ballard County, KY, at the age of 92 years, one month, and four days.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Dewey Knight; two brothers Jessie Myatt and Jimmy Myatt; and three sisters, Beulah Peyton, Merle Boulton and Mary Taylor.

She loved flowers and gardening. She enjoyed upholstering furniture. She loved to watch birds especially Martins and Hummingbirds. She adored her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She was a member of First Baptist Church of LaCenter, KY. She is survived by:
  • Her two daughters: Susan Minton of Columbia, KY; and Denise Knight of Kevil, KY

  • One brother Kenneth Myatt of Marion, KY

  • Two sisters: Carolyn DeGroot of Knoxville, TN; and Hazel Wurth of Boaz, KY

  • Three grandchildren; Matt (Michelle) Minton of Sweeden, KY; Brandon (MacKenzie) Minton of Columbia, KY; and Kaleena Dowdy of Kevil, KY

  • Five great grandchildren; Jaxon, Branson, Bryson, Collyn, and Keaton
Send condolences to the family of Dorothy Knight

A special thank-you to the caring staff of Life Care Center of LaCenter and friends who were great caretakers of her. Memorial contributions may be sent to Gideons International P.O. Box 10 Kevil, KY.

Morrow Funeral Chapel, 376 W.Kentucky Drive, La Center, KY, is in charge of arrangements. This obituary information is a courtesy to the family by Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY


This story was posted on 2018-06-07 19:11:01
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