La Grande, Oregon
Elizabeth “Libby” F. Knight, 87, of La Grande died July 12. A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Daniels Chapel of the Valley. A private inurnment will be conducted at the Grandview Mausoleum.
Mrs. Knight was born Jan. 4, 1919, to Bristol and Mary Jones Farrar in Detroit, Mich. She attended the University of Alabama, and on Sept. 12, 1942, she married Dean Knight in Eugene. The couple settled in La Grande, and lived in the same house for 58 years.
She was a member of Beta Theta Sorority Chapter, AAUW and the retired teachers association. She enjoyed going to the Elks Lodge with her husband and was an avid reader.
Survivors include her children and their spouses, Libby and Bill Smisko of Valencia, Calif., John Knight and David and Marilyn Knight, all of La Grande; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and other relatives. Her husband died earlier.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Hospital or any charity in care of Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh St., La Grande 97850.
The Observer Online, Obituaries for the week ending July 22, 2006 – Published: July 27, 2006