Esther J Knight

Died: Wed., Nov. 7, 2012


Visitation

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Fri., Nov. 09, 2012
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home in Payson


Funeral Service

10:30 AM Sat., Nov. 10, 2012
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home in Payson


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ESTHER KNIGHT

   Mrs. Esther Knight, 60, of Plainville, Illinois, died at 5:17 p.m. Wednesday (November 7, 2012) in her home.

   Born February 19, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois, Esther was the daughter of Charles and Opal Hicks White.  She married Andy Knight on December 26, 1979 in Quincy. He survives.

   Esther was a graduate of Payson Seymour High School and the John Wood Community College Truck Driver Training. An avid reader, Esther also enjoyed crossword puzzles and playing on her computer, especially Farmville.

   Esther teamed with her husband as a cross country truck driver for DOT Foods for 5 years.

   Survivors include her husband, Andy; a son, Jamie White (Jill Lewis) of Quincy; a daughter, Jennifer Smith (Corey) of Quincy; five grandchildren, Justin Lewis, Jordan White, Taylor Knight, Xandra Sutton and Carisa Smith; two sisters, Jewel Scott (David) of Quincy and Bonnie VanWinkle (Eric) of Panola, TX; three sisters in law, Rosie Knight (Mark Hendricks), Barbara Schmidt (Richard) and Glenda Knight (Carol Skaggs) all of Quincy; and many loving nieces and nephews.

   Mrs. Knight was preceded in death by her parents; and her father and mother in law, Glenn and Martha Knight.

   Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 10:30 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home in Payson by the Rev. Tom Shaughnessy. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery near Plainville.

   Visitation will be Friday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 and Saturday morning until the time of services at the funeral home in Payson.

   Memorials may be made to the Blessing Cancer Center or the Blessing Foundation for Hospice.

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Missy White Ottinger
   Posted Thu November 08, 2012
I have many fond memories of Esther, Andy and Jennifer coming to visit us in Tennessee. She was always so full of life!! My heart goes out to the family during this difficult time. Lifting you in prayer in the days and weeks ahead. Love you all.

Terry Rostron
   Posted Sat November 10, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss. Even though I had not seen Esther in about 40 years I thought of her often. I will keep you in my prayers.

Taylor Knight
   Posted Wed March 09, 2016
My grandma was always there i have struggled with her passing in the last 4 years i would do anything to see her again. i want to think my grandpa for putting with her for as many years as he did.i love all pf you that were there for as she was going through the cancer.

Taylor Knight
   Posted Wed March 09, 2016
My grandma was always there i have struggled with her passing in the last 4 years i would do anything to see her again. i want to think my grandpa for putting with her for as many years as he did.i love all pf you that were there for as she was going through the cancer.Mom thank you for letting me see her for those short 10 weeks that she was still with us after we were able to see her again.

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