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Funeral services for Earl Knotts, 85, of Monroe, will be held at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, October 22, 2013, in the Chapel of Mulhearn Funeral Home, Sterlington Road, Monroe, with Rev. Johnny Funderburg and Rev. Warren Eckhardt officiating. Interment will follow at Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mr. Knotts died Friday, October 18, 2013, at St. Francis North Medical Center. He was the owner of Earl Knotts and Associates Insurance Agency.
Mr. Knotts was preceded in death by his parents, John and Dovie Rigdon Knotts; and his first wife, Tressie Knotts.
Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Knotts; daughters, Linda Dearman (Delton) and Brenda Black (David); son, Mel Knotts (Marti); seven grandsons, Dusty Dearman, Adam Dearman, Joey Evans, Josh Evans, Matthew Knotts, Michael Knotts, and Marshall Knotts; sister, Winnie Cagle (Kenny); five great grandchildren, Hannah Reese Evans, Aidan Evans, Sawyer Evans, Teagan Evans, and Emma Dearman; step sons, Andy Edwards (Karen), Joey Edwards (Melanie), and Timmy Edwards (Kim); one step granddaughter, Meghann Chapman; and numerous step grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be his seven grandsons.
Visitation will be from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM Monday at the funeral home.
The family wishes to extend their thanks to Dr. Raulerson and his staff at Vantage, and the many friends for letters, cards, and prayers during his illness.
In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to North Monroe Baptist Church or Gideon's International.
Online Registry/Condolences: www.mulhearnfuneralhome.com
Mulhearn Funeral Home
Mulhearn Funeral Home Inc
2308 Sterlington Rd Monroe, LA 71203
Published in The News Star on Oct. 20, 2013