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Mazella Knight

March 15, 1925 — February 13, 2010

Mazella (Wright) Knight passed away at her home at Greens Fork, IN, Saturday, February 13, 2010. She and her husband, Max, were married Christmas Eve, December 24, 1945 by Rev. Gordon Bell in Fountain City, IN. The Knights first lived south of Lynn, IN and were members of Hopewell United Methodist Church, Fountain City. The family moved to the Greens Fork area in 1968.


Mrs. Knight, born March 15, 1925, was the daughter of Earl and Ruth (Johnson) Wright of Fountain City. She graduated from Fountain City High School in 1943 and graduated from the Reid School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse. Mazella will be greatly missed at the Reid Nursing Class of 1946's monthly luncheon. She recently was honored as an Army Corps Nurse in the Veteran's Day Parade in Richmond. She retired from Reid Hospital after serving 32 years. Mrs. Knight was a member of Sugar Grove Community Church where her husband served as pastor for 23 years.


Besides her husband, Max, she leaves her daughter and son-in-law Teresa and Bill Jackson, Greens Fork and son and daughter-in-law Eric and Jenny Knight, Greenville, OH. Her grandchildren are Barbara (Chad) Soucy, Kankakee, IL, Jonathan (Rachel) Knight, Arcanum, OH, and Matthew Knight, Murfreesboro, TN, and one great-grandson, Boston Soucy.


Siblings include Janet Polley and family, Colorado Springs, CO; Martha Renschler and family, Madison, IN; Lawrence Wright and family, Indianapolis, IN; sister-in-law, Opal Wright and family, Fountain City, IN; and Donna Fae Wise and family, El Cajon, CA.


Preceding her in death were her parents, one son, Clarence Edwin Knight, and her brother Verl Wright.


Services will be Wednesday, February 17 at Smith-McQuiston Funeral Home, Fountain City, at 11:00 a.m., with Pastor Eric Knight and Pastor Adam Rinehart, officiating. Calling will be Tuesday, February 16 from 3:30-8 p.m.


Memorial contributions may be made to the Reid Hospital Foundation.


The family appreciates the loving kindness shown by friends and family and especially the Sugar Grove Community Church and ECHO.

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