Jimmie A. Knight (1918 - 2013)

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Jimmie A. Knight, 95, of Fort Myers, Fla., passed away Nov. 8, 2013. She was born Feb. 22, 1918, in Webster County, Miss. She was one of 11 children born to G.W. and Lula B. Shaffer.
In 1947, Jimmie and family moved to Floral City, Fla., where she lived in the Knight family home. She was an active member of the Floral City Baptist Church, teaching Sunday school and working in the nursery. After 20 years, she retired from the Citrus County School system as cafeteria manager at Floral City School. In 1986, she moved to Fort Myers, Fla. While living there, she faithfully supported the Buckingham Presbyterian Church. Jimmie loved to "work in the yard" and her azaleas and poinsettias were admired by many.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jont A. Knight Jr.; infant daughter, Doris Reid; grandson, Greg Schol; and seven of her siblings. She is survived by two daughters: Hattie Lou Smith (Sam), Fort Myers, Fla., and Janet K. Schol (Ron), Gainesville, Fla.; two sisters: Eva Peshek and Bobbie Shaffer; one brother, James Shaffer; four grandsons: Sam W. Smith Jr., Mark Smith, Victor Smith and Dean Schol; and eight great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Buckingham Presbyterian Church, or Hope Hospice Lehigh. Arrangements in care of Anderson Patterson Funeral Services, Lehigh Acres, Fla. www.andersonpatterson.com
Published in Citrus County Chronicle from Nov. 10 to Nov. 11, 2013
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