Gladys Florence <I>Coffman</I> Knight

Gladys Florence Coffman Knight

Bolckow, Andrew County, Missouri, USA
Death 19 Jul 1974 (aged 76)
Cookeville, Putnam County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Cookeville, Putnam County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 25715933 · View Source
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Gladys Coffman Knight, 76, died early this morning, July 19,1974, at the Oak Ridge (TN) Hospital of heart failure following a brief illness. She was the daughter of Thomas C. and Clara Moon Coffman. She grew up in Barry, Pike Co., Ill.
Following the death of her husband, Dr. E. B. Knight, in 1965, Mrs. Knight moved from Cookeville, TN to live near her daughter in the Solway community. She was a member of the Burchfield Garden Club and a avid bird watcher. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are her daughter, Corinne (Al) Palko, and a son, Keith Knight of Grand Rapids, MI. Grandchildren are Elaine (Robert) Patterson, Lindenwold, N.J., David Palko of Atlanta, and Diane, Bill, Tom and Patti Palko living at home; Jean (Douglas) Fitch and Martha Knight of Michigan. Great grandchildren are Michelle Fitch in Michigan and Heidi Patterson of N.J. Mrs. Knight is also survived by a brother, Clarence Coffman, Barry, Ill. A sister, Roberta Strubinger is deceased.
The body will be taken to Cookeville on Monday for graveside services at 2 p.m. in Crest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Martin's Funeral Home. The family suggests that any memorials be in the form of gifts to the E. B. Knight Memorial Agricultural Scholarship Fund at the Tennessee Technological University in her name.

The Oak Ridger newspaper

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  • Created by: Corinne Knight Palko
  • Added: 3 Apr 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 25715933
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gladys Florence Coffman Knight (23 Jul 1897–19 Jul 1974), Find a Grave Memorial no. 25715933, citing Crest Lawn Cemetery, Cookeville, Putnam County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Corinne Knight Palko (contributor 46965420) .