COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 29, at Rocky Mountain Calvary Chapel, 4285 N. Academy Blvd., Colorado Springs, Colo. for Mrs. Knowles, 71, formerly of Middle Tennessee.
Mrs. Knowles died Oct. 20, 2010. Born in Madison, she spent her life working in retail management, painting beautiful art, gardening, sewing, and building projects of all kinds.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James Cornelius and Anna Gay Swift DeGlopper.
Survivors include: sons Edward R. (Marilyn) Knowles of Chapin, S.C., Donald Christopher (Rina) Knowles of Colorado Springs, Colo.; siblings James Cornelius (Joyce) DeGlopper, Jr. of Gallatin; Betty Lee Parker of Mt. Juliet and Martha Ann (Joe) Griffin of Lebanon; grandchildren Harmony Brooke Knowles, Sarah Elizabeth Knowles Dillard, Taylor Dawn Darnell and Avery Wynn Knowles; step-grandchildren Matthew Copeland, Melissa Copeland, Nate Copeland, Daniel Knoche and Valerie Elise Knoche; great-grandchildren Alexis Dillard, Caiden Egen, and Sydney Rain Rodriguez; life-long friends, Rhonda Humphrey of Mesa, Arz. and Sylvia Rice of Colorado Spring, Colo.