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Violetta J. Knowles

August 29, 1942 — November 11, 2020

Violetta J. Knowles, age 78, passed away and went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at Heartland Regional Hospital.

Violetta was born on August 29, 1942 to the late Clarence and Nellie (McCormick) Crites. She was a member of McKinney Chapel Church.

Violetta is survived by her son, Kevin Knowles; brothers, Jerry Crites and Stanley Crites.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Nellie Crites and one son, John Knowles Jr.

A family held memorial service will be at McKinney Chapel Church on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Joe Dunn officiating.

Visitation will be held at McKinney Chapel Church on Saturday, November 14, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service.

Due to health concerns related to the COVID-19 virus, those attending the service are asked to maintain social distancing guidelines and wear a face mask.

Blue Funeral Home in Goreville is assisting the family with final arrangements.

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Saturday, November 14, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

McKinney Chapel Church


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