JIMMIE ADELE KNIGHT
NOVEMBER 8, 2013
Jimmie A. Knight, 95, passed away on November 8, 2013. She was born Feb. 22, 1918 in Webster Co., MS. She was one of 11 children born to G.W. and Lula B. Shaffer. In 1947, Jimmie and family moved to Floral City, FL 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 Co. School system as cafeteria manager at Floral City School. In 1986 she moved to Ft. Myers, FL. While living there, she faithfully supported the Buckingham Presby. 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 7 of her siblings. She is survived by 2 daughters: Hattie Lou Smith (Sam), Ft. Myers, FL, Janet K. Schol (Ron), Gainesville, FL; 2 sisters: Eva Peshek, Bobbie Shaffer; 1 brother, James Shaffer; 4 grandsons: Sam W. Smith, Jr, Mark Smith, Victor Smith, Dean Schol & 8 great-grand children.
Memorial contributions may be made to Buckingham Presby. Church, or Hope Hospice Lehigh. Arrangements in care of Anderson Patterson Funeral Services, Lehigh Acres, FL www.andersonpatterson.com
Published in The News-Press from Nov. 11 to Nov. 13, 2013