Jimmie Carolyn Knight, 67, a McMinnville resident and Warren County native, was born Sept. 28, 1952 and passed away March 22 at her residence following an extended illness with her family by her side.
She was a retired forklift driver, a member of Pearls of Christ Church, and the daughter of James Paul Jones and the late Georgia Mae Hale Jones. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by grandparents, Henry and Martha Jones and George and Katherine Hale, uncle and aunt Eddie and Della Bates, special cousin Linda Moore, and father-in-law Albert Knight.
Mrs. Knight was married Sept. 19, 1980 to Elton Knight, who survives. In addition to her husband, she is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Kelli (Charlie) Adams of McMinnville, son and daughter-in-law Aaron (Jessica) Knight of McMinnville, three grandchildren Hunter Adams, Tyler Adams, and Andrew Knight, father Paul Jones of McMinnville, two sisters and brothers-in-law Judy (Anthony) Tittsworth and Lisa (Jeff) Hill, all of McMinnville, aunt Kathryn Akins of McMinnville, mother-in-law Imogene Knight, nieces and nephews Rebecca Tittsworth, Travis (Pepper) Tittsworth and family, Taylor (Brad) Ayers, and Lorelai Ayers, special cousin Juan Milstead, uncles Jewell (Matilda) Hale, Waymon (Melba) Hale, and Glen (Pam) Hale, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Estill (Darlene) Knight, Ricky Knight, Clinton Knight, Melissa (Alton) Scruggs, and Melody (Mike) Oliver, several other cousins, nieces, and nephews, special friend Marli Rigsby and friends at Avalon Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Smyrna Cemetery, 53 Byars Road, McMinnville, TN 37110. Graveside service and interment will be held at 12 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at Smyrna Cemetery in Warren County with Anthony Wanamaker and Jason Brown officiating. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. No visitation will be held at High’s. Online condolences may be made at www.highfuneralhome.com.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) March 25, 2020