Verla Virginia Young Knowles
By Kim Swindell Wood | May 16, 2019 3:58 pm
Verla Virginia Young Knowles, 92, of Sparta, passed away May 14, 2019, at NHC Healthcare of Sparta.
Mrs. Knowles was born March 2, 1927, to George and Alma Lee Young.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Frank Knowles; daughter, Carlee; granddaughter, Julia; and sisters, Marlene Dodson, Reta Young, and Martha York.
Survivors include her daughters, Gail (Johnny) Judd, Christy (Jason) Bradley; grandchildren, Micheal (Wendy), Wesley (Erin), Olivia, Roy, Robert (Willene), Micheal (Vickie); sisters, Marie Fields, Mildred Scott, both of Kentucky; brother, Bobby (Nona) Young, of Sparta; eight great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; special cousins, J.B. and Marie Rittenberry; and special friend, Bubba Johnson.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m., May 17, 2019, at Hunter Funeral Home, with burial in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. Jeff Randolph will officiate the service. The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m., May 16, at the funeral home.
The grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.
Hunter Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.