Mary Ellen Knight, 77, of Hodgenville, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Hodgenville.
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She was a native of Upton, a member of Glendale United Methodist Church and a member of Hardin County Sportsman Lake. She loved to fish and garden.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Robert Knight; her parents, Roy and Cliffie Blacklock Riggs; a son, Timmy Lynn Knight; five sisters and a brother.
She is survived by four sons, Bruce (Edna) Knight of Hodgenville, Johnny R. (Margitta) Knight of Elizabethtown, Thomas W. (Sharlia) Knight of Rineyville and Edwin (Thomas) Knight of Blythewood, South Carolina; a daughter, Wanda Sue (Tim) Curry of Elizabethtown; two brothers, Dewey Riggs of Clarkson, and C.L. Riggs of Louisville; five sisters, Elizabeth Choate of Upton, Geraldine Barton and Doris Jean Gibson, both of Clarkson, Shirley Miller and Yvonna Riggs, both of Louisville; 12 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
The funeral is at 2 p.m. Saturday at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with the Rev. Kenneth McKinney officiating. Burial follows in Valley Creek Cemetery.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and continues at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Brown Funeral Home
306 College Street
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Published in The News-Enterprise on July 18, 2014