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Family-Placed Death Notice
KNOWLTON, Matthew MATTHEW O. KNOWLTON BUTLER, GA Services for Matthew O. Knowlton are 11:00AM, Saturday, April 6, 2013, at St. Phillip A.M.E. Church, Butler, GA., with interment at Howard Cemetery, Howard, GA. Matthew O. Knowlton of Butler, GA., most recently of Fairburn Health Care Center, of Fairburn, GA., made his heavenly transition on Sunday, March 31, 2013. Matthew was the youngest of twelve children born in Butler, Taylor County GA., to Fate Knowlton and Hattie Dixon Knowlton. He was preceded in death by his parents and eleven siblings. Matthew's memories will be cherished by nephews: Herbert Knowlton, Edwin (Pauline) Knowlton, Detroit, MI.; niece, Edith Knowlton, Atlanta, GA.; nieces and nephews that he reared as his own; John (Gladys) Searcy, DelRay Beach, FL., Ludie Searcy, Vera Horton, College Park, GA., Phillip Searcy, East Point, GA., Philander (Irene) Searcy, Atlanta, GA.; several grand and great grand nephew and nieces; other relatives, and a host of friends. Matthew O. Knowlton's remains will lie in state one hour prior to service. HICKS & Sons Funeral Home, Reynolds, GA 31076 (478) 847-4141
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Apr. 4, 2013