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 Ruth <I>Dobbs</I> Knight

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Ruth Dobbs Knight

  • Birth 29 Sep 1906
  • Death 11 May 1970
  • Burial McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Plot Sec. 26
  • Memorial ID 19938274

Ruth Knight, 63, 2201-A Mesa Road; died May 11 in her destroyed home.

Died as a result of the May 11, 1970 tornado, Lubbock, Texas.

Services are pending at Sanders Funeral Home for Mrs. Ruth Knight, 63, of 2201-A Mesa Road, a victim of the tornado which struck the area late Monday.

Mrs. Knight, who moved to Lubbock from McAlester, Okla., in 1947, was a home economist for Furr's Supermarkets and had operated Lifetime Awning Co.

She was a graduate of Ohio State University and was a member of Lubbock Women's Club.

Survivors include her husband, E. C; (Jake) Knight; and two sisters, Mrs. O. J. Cox of Orlando, Fla., and Mrs. D. W. Buchanan of Dallas.

Bio by: Janice Williams Langley


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  • Created by: MillieBelle
  • Added: 17 Jun 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19938274
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Dobbs Knight (29 Sep 1906–11 May 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19938274, citing Oak Hill Memorial Park, McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by MillieBelle (contributor 46628380) .