Grethel Triplett Knight

Knight Grethel Triplett Knight, 96, passed away peacefully February 22, 2013. She was born February 7, 1917 in Beauty, KY to the late Soney and Mornine (Jude) Triplett. She enjoyed gardening and was a member of the Williams Road Freewill Baptist Church. Grethel retired from Owens Illinois with 25 years of service. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husbands Russell Caines and Ernest Knight, children Earl L. Caines, Elsie Marsh, James R. Caines, and Thelma Caines, twin sister Ethel Blankenship and sisters Marie Davis, Bertina O'Callaghan and brother Ernel Triplett. Grethel is survived by her daughter, Delma (Ray) Shepard, Columbus, OH; and son, Charles E. (Janet) Caines, Sacramento, CA; 11 grandchildren; and numerous great-grand-children and nieces and nephews. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at the SCHOEDINGER GROVE CITY CHAPEL, 3920 Broadway, Grove City. A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens Chapel, 5600 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43213. The family would like to thank the compassionate staff at Monterey Care Center for their tender care. Visit to share a favorite memory of Grethel.

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Schoedinger Funeral Home Grove City Chapel
3920 Broadway Grove City, OH 43123
(614) 875-6333
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Feb. 26, 2013