Gladys Hammill Knight, 89, of Rockwell, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017.
She was born December 27, 1927, in Rowan County, to the late George Walter Hammill and Ida Shinn Hammill. Mrs. Knight retired from Cannon Mills where she worked in the Spinning Department. She was a member of Rockwell United Methodist Church. Mrs. Knight enjoyed fishing and traveling to Las Vegas and was an avid quilter who was known for her baby quilts.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Knight was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Lee Knight, brother, Bud Hammill, and sisters, Dorothy Earnhardt and Ola Mae Love.
She is survived by her daughter, Betty Knight Daly and husband, John, of Rockwell, NC, sister-in-law, JoAnne Hammill of Faith, two grandsons, Michael Loflin and Stephen Daly and wife, Elizabeth, two great-grandchildren, Jason Loflin and Allison Daly, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The family will greet friends and relatives from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM on Monday, July 3, 2017, at Powles Staton Funeral Home in Rockwell. A graveside service will follow at 2:00 PM in Brookhill Memorial Gardens in Rockwell.
Memorials may be made to Mocksville Senior Living, Activities Department in honor of Gladys Knight, 337 Hospital Street, Mocksville, NC 27028.
Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell, honored provider of Veterans Funeral Care, is assisting the family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.
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