Ethel Knipp 1930 - 2003 Ethel K. Knipp, 72, of Grayson died Tuesday at her residence following a long illness. She was born February 13, 1930 at Beetle, KY a daughter of Bertha Carroll Blevins of Wells Branch and the late William Curt Blevins. She was a member of the Christ Church of Hitchins. Her first husband Willard Knipp, a granddaughter Jerri Jordan-Harris, two brothers Oral Ray Blevins and Wayne Blevins and a sister Linda Sloas preceded her. Her survivors including her mother are: 2 Daughters and sons-in-law: Charlotte Knipp Gifford and husband Danny of Hitchins, KY; Carolyn Knipp Hefley and husband Jim of Clarksville, TN; 3 sons and a daughter in law: James and wife Ella Knipp of Denton, Larry Knipp of Summit and Willard Knipp Jr. of Yee Haw Junction, FL; 9 Grandchildren: Willard Knipp III, Lisa Salmon, David Pack, Lori Ann Knipp, David Michael Knipp, Brian Jordan, Tina Knipp, Nathan Knipp, and Chris Burnett. 9 GGC; 3 Sisters: Zethel Gentry, Cloral Henry and Juanita Ferguson; 6 Brothers: Jesse Blevins, Clifford Blevins, Curtis Blevins, Tom Blevins, John Blevins and Ernie Blevins. A special friend: Calvin McDavid. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday 1:00 p.m. at the Malone Funeral Home by the ministers Russell Griffith and Darrell Campbell. Burial will be in the East Carter Co. Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 6-9 Wednesday and after 8:30 a.m. until funeral service on Thursday. Condolences may be sent to www.timeformemory.com/malone. Contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society or Ashland Community Hospice.
Submitted by: Linda Cheeks Pittano