Christine Adger Fay Knighten Sykes (1929 - 2016)

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Christine Adger Fay Knighten Sykes, age 86, of Atlanta passed away Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016. A true coal miner's daughter, Christine was born in Cullman, Ala., to the late Edgar and Martha Knighten. Following college, she worked as an office manager for the United States Army at Ft. McPherson, retiring there in 2002. Christine, a true Southern Lady, enjoyed classical and old rhythm and blues music, and dearly loved her son and her grandchildren. She will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved her.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Benny Jr. and Cathy Sykes of Dawsonville; grandchildren, David F. Sykes, Stacey S. Stowers, Jeffrey B. Sykes, Catherine C. Sykes, and Bridgett D. Sykes; great-grandchildren, David J. Sykes, Paige N. Sykes, Preston Stowers, and Payton Stowers.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 4, at Ebenezer Methodist Church in Fernbank, Ala. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in Forsyth County News from Nov. 1 to Nov. 3, 2016