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Sheila Joyce McKnight, 70, of Ashland, passed away Sunday, June 4, 2017, in Wurtland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born Aug. 18, 1946, in Ashland, a daughter of the late Charles Vernon and Madine Horn Johnson. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her Husband Paul "Tougie" McKnight Jr.; and two brothers, John David Johnson and Tommy Johnson.
Sheila was a 1964 graduate of Boyd County High School. She loved being outdoors and enjoyed gardening. She had a giving heart always caring for the elderly and anyone in need. Sheila was a devoted loving homemaker.
She is survived by a son, Timothy W. McKnight and his wife, Sherry, of Pocahontas, Ill.; a brother, Charles Johnson Jr. and his wife, Norma, of Ashland; grandchildren, Timothy Wayne McKnight Jr. and Stephanie Leanne McKnight (Jimmy) Clanton; and a great-grandchild, Laney Jordan Clanton.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 8, 2017, at Ashland Cemetery with Chaplain Jimm Smedley officiating.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Thursday at Steen Funeral Home-Central Avenue Chapel in Ashland.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave. Ashland, KY 41101.
Condolences may be left at steenfuneralhome.com.
Published on June 6, 2017
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