Evelyn Jordan Knighten

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Service for Evelyn Jordan Knighten, 90, will be today February 12, 2015 at 7 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home with the Rev. William Cain and Mr. Wayne Wigley officiating. The family will receive friends today from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Graveside service will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Littlejohn Cemetery. Mrs. Knighten passed away Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at Gadsden Regional Medical Center. Survivors include three daughters, Jean Sims, Rita Boose and Nancy Knighten; all of Piedmont; two sons, Jackie Knighten and Jerry Collins, both of Piedmont; 10 grandchildren, Tammy Whitmore, Becky Whitmore, Joey Grimes, Amanda Otwell, Lindsey Shirley, Dustin Knighten, Colton Harris, Shane Sims, Hans Sims and Karsten Sims; many great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; chosen daughter, Regina Tidmore; chosen son, Wayne Wigley. Pallbearers will be Barry Hinkle, Jessie Cothran, Shane Sims, David Benefield, Ronald Harris and Norman Whitmore. Mrs. Knighten was a lifelong resident of Piedmont and was of the Methodist faith. She worked for many years as manager of the lunchroom at Roy Webb School and Pleasant Valley school and was the first woman bus driver in Calhoun County. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Leo "Jake" Knighten Sr.; son Melvin L. "Soco" Knighten Jr. http://www.thompsonfuneralhomepiedmont.com"
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Thompson Funeral Home and Crematory - Piedmont
6340 Old Piedmont-Gadsden Hwy. PO Box 574
Piedmont, AL 36272
256-447-7113
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Published in The Anniston Star on Feb. 12, 2015