Earl Eugene Knowles
by Sparta Live | May 31, 2011 12:00 am
Earl Eugene Knowles, 78, of White County, passed away May 29, 2011, at his residence.
Mr. Knowles was born May 28, 1933, in White County, to Willie M. and Liza Lou Roberts Knowles.
He served in the U.S. Army
Mr. Knowles was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Charles R., James T., and Royce E. Knowles; one sister, Willie A. Irwin; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Survivors include his six children and their spouses, Beverly and Car Walters, of Sparta, Deborah Knowles, of Sparta, Phillip and Cheryl Knowles, of Doyle, Paul and Jane Knowles, of Sparta, Brenda and Wade Sullivan, of Doyle, Tommy Knowles, of Sparta; brother, Harold Knowles and wife Gail, of Georgia; two sisters, Carolyn Good and husband Forest, of Sparta, and Pat Wilson and husband Haston, of Sparta; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m., June 1, 2011, at Hunter Funeral Home, with burial in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 6 p.m., May 31, at the funeral home.
Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.