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Beverly Knowles

June 3, 1935 July 30, 2019
Beverly Knowles
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Obituary for Beverly Knowles
Beverly June Knowles, 84, of Canton, passed away July 30, 2019 at 3:45 p.m. at her home.

She was born June 3, 1935 in Industry, the daughter of Winford and Freda (Jones) Johnston. She was married April 7, 1956 in Rushville to Philip Knowles. He preceded her in death.

Survivors include daughter, Kim Knowles Thomas; son, Terry S. Knowles; sister, Carol Greenhalgh; grandson Nathan and Christine Knowles and Olivia Dawson; great-granddaughter Alera L. Knowles; and a great-grandson due in October.

Other special people in her life were Abby Boyce, Kaitlin Sanford, Mark Sanford and Sharon Elliott.

She worked all her life until she finally retired at the age of 75. She worked at Vermont Foundry for 26 years, WIU as a cook, and several years at Renaissance Care Center doing laundry.

Her favorite thing to do was to watch the birds and squirrels. She loved to plant flowers and garden. She would go shopping occasionally. She liked to put puzzles together, play with Abby when she was here, and occasional motorcycle rides.

Services will be for immediately family at Vermont Cemetery. Cremation rites have been accorded.

Any memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Fulton County in Canton.
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