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Marjorie Mae Rose Knight

September 14, 1925 June 11, 2019
Marjorie Mae Rose Knight
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Marjorie Mae Rose Knight passed away peacefully at Brookdale Hermitage in Tallahassee on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at the age of 93. Marge was born in Olive Hill, Kentucky, on September 14, 1925 to James Madison Rose, MD and Violette Fultz Rose.
She attended the Louisville College of Pharmacy, where she met her future husband, Joseph Francis Knight of Henry County, Kentucky, who was attending the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. After marriage, Marge and Joseph lived in Maysville, Kentucky, where she managed the dental practice. After the death of her husband, she moved to Tallahassee, Florida, to be near family. Besides a drink of Kentucky Bourbon at 6 o'clock each evening, Marge enjoyed reading, UK basketball and golf. She formed many friendships on golf courses in the Big Bend. Marge was especially active in the Hilaman Women's Golf Association.
Marge was preceded in death by her mother and father; her husband, Joseph Francis Knight DMD; a half-brother, Dr. Gilbert Madison Rose (Patricia) of DeSoto, TX; a brother, Robert Gayle Rose (Beverly) of Lexington, KY; and a nephew, David Rose (Amber) of Cynthiana, KY. She is survived by her brother, Rev. James Rose (Jo Ann) of Morehead, KY; her sister, Carolyn Sue Rose Wilkinson (Bob) of Lexington, KY; three nieces, Kelly Rose of Houston, TX; Deborah Jo Rose Hudson of Morehead, KY; and Stacei Rose of Lexington, KY. She is also survived by her son, Joseph Francis Knight, Jr (Nancy) of Santa Rosa Beach, FL; and a daughter, Susan Gayle Knight Underwood (D.J.) of Tallahassee, FL. The family wishes to thank the staff of Brookdale Hermitage and of Big Bend Hospice for their professional and compassionate care.


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Graveside

Friday

21

Jun

11:00 AM 6/21/2019 11:00:00 AM
Eminence Cemetery

Highway 55
Eminence, KY 40019

Eminence Cemetery
Highway 55 Eminence 40019 KY
United States

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Eminence Cemetery Final Resting Place

Highway 55
Eminence, KY 40019

Highway 55 Eminence 40019 KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Big Bend Hospice Foundation

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