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January 16, 2014

Doris Ladonna Knight

HYMERA — HYMERA — Doris Ladonna Knight, 89, of Hymera, passed away at 8:40 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in Sullivan County Community Hospital. She was born May 8, 1924, in Hymera, to Pearl Foreman and Claudia (Rogers) Foreman. Doris married William O. “Bill” Knight April 30, 1946, and he passed away on March 29, 2012.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Billy J. and Judy Knight of Bennington, Vt.; granddaughter, Whitney A. Knight; great-grandchildren, Tristan, Tanner and Carson Hankins; niece and nephew, Lawrence and Rosemary Keller; other nieces and nephews; and special friends, Bruce and Julie Stephens.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William O. Knight; son, James Decker Knight; sisters, Olive Ring Waldrop, Anne Sanders, Lucille Crosby, Louise Pearson, Lillis Owens, and June Ice; and brother, Rex Decker Foreman.

Doris was a homemaker. She loved fishing and spending time with her granddaughter, great-grandsons and her dog, Papa.

Visitation scheduled from noon until 2 p.m. service time Sunday at Cox Funeral Home, 218 South Meridian St., in Jasonville. Interment will be at K of P Cemetery in Hymera. Funeral services are 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jim Knight officiating. Contributions may be made in memory of Doris to the charity of choice. Envelopes are available at the funeral home. Arrangements are entrusted to Michael W. Cox, Cox Funeral Home.

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