Shirley Knight, 85

Shirley L. Knight, 85, of Seymour passed away at 10:30 p.m. on Saturday,
November 26, 2022, at her residence. She was born on February 25, 1937, in
Madison, the daughter of Delmar and Delphia “Dottie” (Jackson) Johnson. She
lived in Indiana and in many other states. She was a member of the Freetown First
Baptist Church. Shirley enjoyed her dog Miss Katy, along with sewing, shopping,
making pies, spending time with her family, singing, Praising the Lord and
telling others about Him. She married George W. Knight on December 28, 1962, in
Greensburg and he preceded her in death on October 10, 2021. Other survivors
include her daughters, Nancy J. Rogalle of Nashville and Rijne (John) Cordes of
Seymour; her sons, Robert (Jeannie) Rucker of Sparta, TN, Rijn (Celeste) Abrell
of Melbourne, Australia, and George W. (Toni) Knight, Jr. of Rural Valley, PA;
her sisters, Sharon Foster of Indianapolis, and Bettie (C.W.) Wedding of
Brownsburg; 21 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren. She was preceded in
death by her parents and husband, George W. Knight. The funeral service will be
conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at the Bass & Gasper
Funeral Home in Westport. Mr. George Knight, Jr. and Rev. Joe Caplinger will be
officiating. A time of visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 30, 2022,
from 11:00 a.m. to time of service at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Following
her wishes, cremation will follow. Memorial contributions may be made to
Freetown First Baptist Church through the funeral home. Online condolences can
be made to the family at

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