Obituary: Minnie Lorene Knowis

Friday, October 29, 2010

Minnie Lorene Knowis, 91, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010, at NHC Oakwood.

A native of the Pottsville Community in Maury County, she was the daughter of the late Belva Collins Davis and John Davis. She was a homemaker and the recreational director at NHC Oakwood. She was a member of Church Street Church of Christ.

Mrs. Knowis was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Rufus Knois (2002).

Survivors include one daughter, Jo Ann Knowis of Lewisburg; special friend and caregiver, Dot Phifer Parsons; and special friends at Lewisburg City Hall.

Visitation with the family will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, at Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home.

Funeral services for Mrs. Knowis will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, from the chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home with Bill Tankersley officiating. Burial will follow in Lone Oak Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Church Street Church of Christ Library.

You may sign Mrs. Knowis' online registry at