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Alpheus GREENWOOD-17639 was born in 1801 in Huntington, Hampshire, Massachusetts. Alpheus married Sarah WASHBURN-17640.

Sarah WASHBURN-17640 was born in 1798 in Norwich, Hampshire, Massachusetts. Sarah married Alpheus GREENWOOD-17639.

They had the following children.

  F i Laura D. GREENWOOD-503 was born in 1842.

Charles Randsley CARPENTER [Parents]-10794 was born on 9 Feb 1852 in Lisbon, Kendall, Illinois. He died on 3 Apr 1901 in Parallel, Washington, Kansas. He was buried in Chepstow Cemetery, Chepstow, Washington, Kansas. Charles married Christinia WARD-10795 in 1874.

MEDIA: D0979 - Charles Randsley Carpenter f/o Jessie May Carpenter Knight h/o Chistina Ward Carpenter - http://geocities.com/Heartland/Woods/9609 (defunct)

Christinia WARD-10795 was born on 27 Jan 1855 in Morris, Grundy, Illinois. She died on 14 Mar 1924 in Hoquiam, Grays Harbor, Washington. She was buried in Chepstow Cemetery, Chepstow, Washington, Kansas. Christinia married Charles Randsley CARPENTER-10794 in 1874.

MEDIA: D0989 - Christina Ward Carpenter m/o Jessie May Carpenter Knight w/o Charles Randsley Carpenter - http://geocities.com/Heartland/Woods/9609 (defunct)

They had the following children.

  F i Jessie May CARPENTER-504 was born on 25 Jan 1881. She died on 25 Nov 1921.

Elmer Roy EYMAN [Parents]-8496 was born on 29 Mar 1895 in Dearfield, Kearny, Kansas. He died on 24 Apr 1972 in Lakin, Kearny, Kansas. He was buried in Deerfield Cemetery, Deerfield, Kearney, Kansas. Elmer married Harriet Anna KNIGHT-505 on 23 Aug 1922 in Gridley, Coffee, Kansas.

DEATH: In Memory of ELMER ROY EYMAN
Born March 29, 1895 Deerfield, Kansas
Died April 24, 1972 Lakin, Kansas
Services from Deerfield United Methodist Church
Deerfield, Kansas
Thursday, April 27, 1972 2:00 p.m.
Clergymen Rev. Charles Hadley Deerfield United Methodist Chruch
Music - How Great Thou Art; In The Garden
Mr. Carl Bentrup, soloist
Mrs. Carl Bentrup, organist
Interment Deerfield Cemetery Deerfield, KS
Casketbearers
Lynn Cannon
James Johnson
Monroe Gillock
Ralph williams
Paul Hagler
Bob McGinn
Ushers
Max Miller
Ralph Claar

Harriet Anna KNIGHT [Parents]-505 was born on 10 Feb 1900 in Kimeo, Washington, Kansas. She died on 20 Aug 2000 in Deerfield, Kearney, Kansas. She was buried in Deerfield Cemetery, Deerfield, Kearney, Kansas. Harriet married Elmer Roy EYMAN-8496 on 23 Aug 1922 in Gridley, Coffee, Kansas.

BIOGRAPHY: Garden City Telegram
Friday, Feb. 9, 1990   Page 3
Deerfield salutes special teacher by: Tim Unruh
 
90yrs. old on Sat. Feb. 10, 1990
Eyman came to Deerfield in the fall of 1919 to teach first and second grade. She had grown up in Kimeo, which is now a ghost town in Washington County of northeast Kansas. She graduated from Hartford High School and attended Emporia State University. Her first teaching salary was $75 a month, for nine months. In 1920, she made $100 a month. She married Elmer R. Eyman, a rural mail carrier, in 1922. Five years later, she took leave of teaching to have her two children. She returned in 1946 and taught until retirement in 1965.
Eymen still lives alone in her home just north of the city park on Main Street in Deerfield. Her husband died in 1972. Her son, Don, lives in Shawnee Mission, and Kathleen Ernst, her daughter, lives in Bartlesville, Okla. She has five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She plans to move to a retirement home in Bartlesville.

OBITUARY: The Garden City Telegram
Date Posted on Monday, August 21, 2000 1:50:01 PM
DEERFIELD - Funeral for Harriet Eyman, 100, who had taught first grade at Deerfield for many years, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Stumpff Funeral Home Chapel, Bartlesville, Okla. Burial will be 10 a.m. Thursday in Deerfield Cemetery.
Mrs. Eyman, of Bartlesville, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000, at Jane Phillips Medical Center.
She was born Feb. 10, 1900, at Kimeo, the daughter of Charles and Jessie (Carpenter) Knight. She grew up and received her education in the Hartford area. She graduated from Hartford High School, attended Emporia Teachers College and Colorado University, and held a lifetime teaching certificate from Kansas.
After receiving her teaching certificate, she taught the first grade at Deerfield for eight years, retiring to raise her children. In 1946, when teachers were scarce, she went back to teach there for one year and stayed for 19 years, making a total of 27 years teaching the first grade at Deerfield.
Mrs. Eyman was a life member of the Lakin chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, the Kansas Retired Teachers Association and the Kearny County Historical Society. She was a member of the Deerfield United Methodist Church, the Tuesday Club at Bartlesville and the Musical Research Society. She attended the First United Methodist Church in Bartlesville.
She is survived by a son, Don Eyman, Shawnee Mission; a daughter, Kathleen Ernst, Bartlesville; a brother, Clifford Knight, Pittsburg; two grandsons; three granddaughters; four great-grandsons; six great-granddaughters; one stepgreat-grandson; and several nieces and nephews. Her husband, Elmer R. Eyman, preceded her in death.
Memorials are suggested to the Deerfield United Methodist Church, Eighth and Walnut streets, Deerfield, KS 67838.


Albert Harvey KNIGHT [Parents]-506 was born on 17 Feb 1902 in Kimeo, Washington, Kansas. He died on 28 Sep 1976 in Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas. He was buried in Sunny Slope Cemetery, Blue Mound, Linn, Kansas. Albert married Elva Cleo LAKE-507 on 14 Mar 1940 in Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas.

OBITUARY: ALBERT H. KNIGHT
Albert Harvey Knight, 74, Blue Mound, died at 8:05 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, at Mercy Hospital. He was a retired farmer and had worked for 11 years as custodian of the schools at Beeler, Kan. On March 14, 1940, he married Elva Lake at Fort Scott. She survives at the home in Blue Mound, where the couple had lived following Mr. Knight's retirement in 1968. Also surviving are a son, Charlew W. Knight of Ottawa: three daughters, Mrs. Virginia Lee Schmalzried of Fischbach, Germany; Mrs. Wilma Alberta Hampson of Dodge City and Mrs. Navella Mae Richey of Topeka; a brother, Clifford Knight of Caldwell, Kan.; two sisters, Mrs. Harriet Eyman of Deerfield, Kan, and Mrs. Helen Berry of Satsop, Wash.; and nine grandchildren. Fairchild Funeral Home of Blue Mound has charge of arrangements. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Blue Mound United Methodist Church with Rev. Gene Damewood officiating. Burial will be in Sunny Slope Cemetery at Blue Mound. The family will receive friends at the Fairchild Chapel in Blue Mound from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday.

CENSUS: 1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Albert Knight
Home in 1920: Liberty, Linn, Kansas
Age: 17 years  
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1903
Birthplace: Kansas
Relation to Head of House: Son  
Father's Name: Charles W
Father's Birth Place: Kansas  
Mother's Name: Jessie M
Mother's Birth Place: Kansas  
Marital Status: Single  
Race: White
Sex: Male
Able to read: Yes  
Able to Write: Yes  
Image: 62  
Household Members: Name Age
Charles W Knight 42  
Jessie M Knight 38  
Harrett Knight 19  
Albert Knight 17  
Robert Knight 15  
Helen Knight 13  
Clifford Knight 11  
Cecile Knight 9  
Maybelle Knight 1  
Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Liberty, Linn, Kansas; Roll: T625_538; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 121; Image: 62.

1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Albert H Knight
Home in 1930: Centerville, Linn, Kansas
Age: 28
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1902  
Birthplace: Kansas  
Relation to Head of House: Brother-in-law  
Race: White
Occupation:
Household Members: Name Age
F Donovan Ball 21  
Cecile L Ball 20  
Albert H Knight 28  
Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Centerville, Linn, Kansas; Roll: 708; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 3; Image: 834.0.

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VRKN-584 Name: Albert Knight Titles & Terms: Event: Census Event Year: 1940 Event Place: Liberty Township, Linn, Kansas, United States Gender: Male Age: 38 Marital Status: Married Race (Original): White Race (Standardized): White Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head Relationship to Head of Household (Standardized): Head Birthplace: Kansas Estimated Birth Year: 1902 Residence in 1935: Rural, Linn, Kansas Enumeration District Number: 54-8 Family Number: 41 Sheet Number and Letter: 2B Line Number: 62 NARA Publication Number: T627 NARA Roll Number: 1241 Digital Folder Number: 005449146 Image Number: 00386 Collection: United States Census, 1940

Elva Cleo LAKE-507 was born on 15 Nov 1914 in Blue Mound, Linn, Kansas. She died on 29 Sep 2006 in Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai, Idaho. She was buried in Sunny Slope Cemetery, Blue Mound, Linn, Kansas. Elva married Albert Harvey KNIGHT-506 on 14 Mar 1940 in Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas.

CENSUS: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VRKN-58H Name: Elva Knight Titles & Terms: Event: Census Event Year: 1940 Event Place: Liberty Township, Linn, Kansas, United States Gender: Female Age: 25 Marital Status: Married Race (Original): White Race (Standardized): White Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Wife Relationship to Head of Household (Standardized): Wife Birthplace: Kansas Estimated Birth Year: 1915 Residence in 1935: Rural, Linn, Kansas Enumeration District Number: 54-8 Family Number: 41 Sheet Number and Letter: 2B Line Number: 63 NARA Publication Number: T627 NARA Roll Number: 1241 Digital Folder Number: 005449146 Image Number: 00386 Collection: United States Census, 1940

They had the following children.

  F i Virginia Lee KNIGHT-513 was born on 12 Nov 1940.
  F ii Wilma Alberta KNIGHT-514 was born on 3 Sep 1942.
  F iii Navella Mae KNIGHT-515 was born on 16 Aug 1944.
  M iv Charles Winsett KNIGHT-516 was born on 11 Aug 1947.

Seth Robert KNIGHT [Parents]-509 was born on 23 Feb 1904 in Kimeo, Washington, Kansas. He died on 2 May 1972 in Garnett, Anderson, Kansas. Seth married Rubie Mae GUFFEY-520 on 14 Aug 1926 in Garnett, Anderson, Kansas.

DEATH: Social Security Death Index
Name: Seth Knight
SSN: 514-09-5128  
Last Residence: 66032  Garnett, Anderson, Kansas, United States of America
Born: 23 Feb 1904
Died: May 1972
State (Year) SSN issued: Kansas (Before 1951 )
Source Citation: Number: 514-09-5128;Issue State: Kansas;Issue Date: Before 1951.

CENSUS: 1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Robert Knight
Home in 1920: Liberty, Linn, Kansas
Age: 15 years  
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1905
Birthplace: Kansas
Relation to Head of House: Son  
Father's Name: Charles W
Father's Birth Place: Kansas  
Mother's Name: Jessie M
Mother's Birth Place: Kansas  
Marital Status: Single  
Race: White
Sex: Male
Able to read: Yes  
Able to Write: Yes  
Image: 62  
Household Members: Name Age
Charles W Knight 42  
Jessie M Knight 38  
Harrett Knight 19  
Albert Knight 17  
Robert Knight 15  
Helen Knight 13  
Clifford Knight 11  
Cecile Knight 9  
Maybelle Knight 1  
Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Liberty, Linn, Kansas; Roll: T625_538; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 121; Image: 62.

1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Seth R Knight
Home in 1930: Kincaid, Anderson, Kansas
Age: 26
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1904  
Birthplace: Kansas  
Relation to Head of House: Head  
Spouse's Name: Ruby M
Race: White
Occupation:
Household Members: Name Age
Seth R Knight 26  
Ruby M Knight 21  
Hazel M Knight 1 6/12  
Clifford I Knight 21  
Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Kincaid, Anderson, Kansas; Roll: 692; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 708.0.

OBITUARY: S.R. "BOB" KNIGHT
Feb 23, 1904
May 2, 1972
FUNERAL SERVICES Two o'clock Friday
May 5, 1972
Memorial Chapel Garnett, Kansas
MINISTER - Rev. Vernon Dillon
ORGANIST - Mrs. O. D. Meisenheimer
SOLOIST - Mr. William H. Craig
INTERMENT - Garnett Cemetery
CASKETBEARERS
Marshall Copeland
Wilber Frear
Tom Howell
Roland Lewis
Doyle Mathews
Walter Stockebrand

MEDIA: D1526 - Seth Robert Knight - s/o Charles & Jesse May Carpenter Knight - Kansas State University - Manhattan, Ks. - Undergrads 1938

Rubie Mae GUFFEY-520 was born on 6 May 1908 in Blue Mound, Linn, Kansas. She died on 23 Apr 1991 in Princeton, Franklin, Kansas. Rubie married Seth Robert KNIGHT-509 on 14 Aug 1926 in Garnett, Anderson, Kansas.

DEATH: RUBIE M. KNIGHT
 
      GARNETT -- A funeral for Rubie Mae Knight, 82, Princeton, who died Tuesday, April 23, 1991, at her home, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Farris-Feuerborn Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in Garnett Cemetery.
      Born May 6, 1908, at Blue Mound, she was the daughter of Rosetta M. (Mahan) and David Chilcote Guffey. She married Seth Robert Knight Aug. 14, 1926, at Garnett. He died May 2, 1972.
      Se was a member of the united Methodist Church at Princeton, the United Methodist Women of the church, and the Parker Eastern Star chapter.
      Survivors inclued two daughters, Hazel Marie Gildea, North Platte, Neb., and Marcia Kay Knight, Indianapolis, Ind.; two sons, Loy Dean Knight and Robert Eugene Knight, both of Princeton; two sisters, Laura Robertson, Lafayette, Ore., and Hazel Coulter, Eagle, Idaho; nine grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
      Friends may call until the service hour at the funeral chapel, where the family will meet with friends from 7 to 8 Thursday night. The family suggests that United Methodist Church of Princeton be beneficiary of memorial contributions.

They had the following children.

  F i Hazel Marie "Marie" KNIGHT-521 was born on 17 Dec 1928. She died on 19 Feb 2004.
  M ii Robert Eugene KNIGHT-522 was born on 20 Feb 1932.
  M iii Loy Dean KNIGHT-523 was born on 8 Apr 1934. He died on 22 Sep 2004.
  F iv
Marcia Kay KNIGHT-524 was born on 13 Apr 1944 in Garnett, Anderson, Kansas.
  M v
Marion Dale KNIGHT-525 was born on 13 Apr 1944 in Garnett, Anderson, Kansas. He died on 13 Apr 1944 in Garnett, Anderson, Kansas. He was buried in Garnett Cemetery, Garnett, Anderson, Kansas.

Leo Shepherd BERRY [Parents]-8497 was born on 23 Jul 1908 in Kincaid, Anderson, Kansas. He died on 16 Jun 1981 in Elma, Grays Harbor, Washington. He was buried in Satsop Cemetery, Satsop, Grays Harbor, Washington. Leo married Helen Alma KNIGHT-510 on 5 Jun 1931 in Paola, Miami, Kansas.

DEATH: IN MEMORY OF
Leo S. Berry
Born July 23, 1908 Kincaid, Kansas
Died June 16, 1981 Elma, Washington
Graveside Service Satsop Cemetery Satsop, Washington
Friday June 19, 11AM
Clergy - Pastor Jim Wegner
Arrangments - Whiteside Chapel Elma, Washington

Washington Death Index, 1940-1996
Name: Leo S Berry
Date of Death: 16 Jun 1981
Place of Death: Elma
Age: 72
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1909
Residence: Grays Harbor
Gender: Male
SSN: 534-04-0423
Certificate: 013181
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. Washington Death Index, 1940-1996 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.
Original data: Washington State Department of Health. State Death Records Index, 1940-1996. Microfilm. Washington State Archives, Olympia, Washington.

CENSUS: 1910 United States Federal Census
Name: Leo Berry
Age in 1910: 2
Estimated Birth Year: 1908
Birthplace: Kansas
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's Name: James W Berry
Father's Birth Place: Missouri
Mother's Name: May E Berry  
Mother's Birth Place: Kansas
Home in 1910: Kansas Ward 2, Jackson, Missouri
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Gender: Male
Household Members: Name Age
James W Berry 37
May E Berry 26
Garew Berry 3
Leo Berry 2
Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Kansas Ward 2, Jackson, Missouri; Roll: T624_785; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0034; Image: 497; FHL Number: 1374798.
Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.

Helen Alma KNIGHT [Parents]-510 was born on 27 Oct 1906 in Kimeo, Washington, Kansas. She died on 18 Sep 1998 in Satsop, Grays Harbor, Washington. She was buried in Satsop Cemetery, Satsop, Grays Harbor, Washington. Helen married Leo Shepherd BERRY-8497 on 5 Jun 1931 in Paola, Miami, Kansas.


Clifford Ivan KNIGHT [Parents]-511 was born on 8 Jun 1908 in Kimeo, Washington, Kansas. He died on 18 Sep 2002 in Pittsburg, Crawford, Kansas. He was buried in Caldwell City Cemetery, Caldwell, Sumner, Kansas. Clifford married Flossie Florence FITCH-533 on 3 Apr 1949.

DEATH: Social Security Death Index
Name: Clifford I. Knight
SSN: 509-09-4451  
Last Residence: 66762  Pittsburg, Crawford, Kansas, United States of America
Born: 8 Jun 1908
Died: 18 Sep 2002
State (Year) SSN issued: Kansas (Before 1951 )
Source Citation: Number: 509-09-4451;Issue State: Kansas;Issue Date: Before 1951.

CENSUS: 1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Clifford Knight
Home in 1920: Liberty, Linn, Kansas
Age: 11 years  
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1909
Birthplace: Kansas
Relation to Head of House: Son  
Father's Name: Charles W
Father's Birth Place: Kansas  
Mother's Name: Jessie M
Mother's Birth Place: Kansas  
Marital Status: Single  
Race: White
Sex: Male
Able to read: Yes  
Able to Write: Yes  
Image: 62  
Household Members: Name Age
Charles W Knight 42  
Jessie M Knight 38  
Harrett Knight 19  
Albert Knight 17  
Robert Knight 15  
Helen Knight 13  
Clifford Knight 11  
Cecile Knight 9  
Maybelle Knight 1  
Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Liberty, Linn, Kansas; Roll: T625_538; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 121; Image: 62.

1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Clifford I Knight
Home in 1930: Kincaid, Anderson, Kansas
Age: 21
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1909  
Relation to Head of House: Brother  
Occupation:
Household Members: Name Age
Seth R Knight 26  
Ruby M Knight 21  
Hazel M Knight 1 6/12  
Clifford I Knight 21  
Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Kincaid, Anderson, Kansas; Roll: 692; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 708.0.

BIOGRAPHY: U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2
Name: Clifford Knight
Birth Date: 8 Jun 1908
Address: 925 S Ryan Rd
City: Caldwell
State: KS
Zip Code: 67022
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings

MEDIA: D2824 - Josephine and Lawrence Reed in back Flossie and Clifford Knight in front - Fitch Fanily Tree - Public Trees Ancestry

Flossie Florence FITCH [Parents]-533 was born on 25 Mar 1919. She died on 20 Mar 2002 in Pittsburg, Crawford, Kansas. She was buried in Caldwell City Cemetery, Caldwell, Sumner, Kansas. Flossie married Clifford Ivan KNIGHT-511 on 3 Apr 1949.

BIOGRAPHY: U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2
Name: Flossie Knight
Birth Date: 25 Mar 1919
Address: 925 S Ryan Rd
City: Caldwell
State: KS
Zip Code: 67022
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings

MEDIA: D2824 - Josephine and Lawrence Reed in back Flossie and Clifford Knight in front - Fitch Fanily Tree - Public Trees Ancestry

They had the following children.

  F i
Dianna Sue KNIGHT-534 was born in 1953.



MEDIA: D1523 - Dianna Sue Knight - d/o Clifford & Flossie Fitch Knight - Caldwell High School - Caldwell, Ks. - Senior Picture 1969
  F ii
Linda J. KNIGHT-15234 was born in 1954.



MEDIA: D1524 - Linda J. Knight - d/o Clifford & Flossie Fitch Knight - Caldwell High School - Caldwell, Ks. - Senior Picture 1971

Forest Donovan BALL [Parents]-8498 was born on 25 Oct 1908 in Stark, Neosho, Kansas. He died on 26 Mar 2002 in Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas. Forest married Cecile Louise KNIGHT-512 on 9 Jun 1928 in Iola, Allen, Kansas.

CENSUS: 1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Donovan Ball
Home in 1920: Blue Mound, Linn, Kansas
Age: 11 years  
Estimated birth year: abt 1909
Birthplace: Kansas
Relation to Head of House: Son  
Father's name: Forest
Father's Birth Place: Kansas  
Mother's name: Dora
Mother's Birth Place: Kansas  
Marital Status: Single  
Race: White
Sex: Male
Able to read: Yes  
Able to Write: Yes  
Image: 23  
Household Members: Name Age
Forest Ball 39  
Dora Ball 33  
Donovan Ball 11  
Irvin Ball 9  
Media Ball 7  
Velma Ball 4 7/12  
Gerald Ball 5/12  
Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Blue Mound, Linn, Kansas; Roll: T625_538; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 119; Image: 23.

Cecile Louise KNIGHT [Parents]-512 was born on 19 Mar 1910 in Kimeo, Washington, Kansas. She died on 9 Apr 1974 in Garnett, Anderson, Kansas. Cecile married Forest Donovan BALL-8498 on 9 Jun 1928 in Iola, Allen, Kansas.

OBITUARY: THE ANDERSON COUNTIAN, GARNETT, KANSAS THURSDAY APRIL 18, 1974 - PAGE SEVEN
CECILE LOUISE BALL
Cecil Louise Ball, daughter of Charles W. and Jessie May Knight, was born at Kimeo, Kan., March 19, 1910, and departed this life at the Anderson County Hospital, Garnett, on April 9, 1974, at the age of 64 years and 21 days.
As a child she became a member of the church and attended Sunday School in the little Eureka schoolhouse northwest of Centerville. She has been an active member of the Centerville United Methodist Church since Feb. 4, 1934.
She was united in marriage to Forrest Donovan Ball on June 9, 1928, at Iola. To this union was born one son, Donovan Carrol.
Mrs. Ball was preceded in death by her father and mother; a brother, Robert; and a sister, Maybelle.
She is survived by her husband, Donovan of the home; her son, Carrol and his wife, Barbara; five grandchildren; two brothers, Albert Knight, Blue Mound, and Clifford Knight, Caldwell; two sisters, Mrs. Harriet Eyman, Deerfield, Kan., and Mrs. Helen Berry, Stasop, Wash.; a host of nieces and nephews. Cecile's life revolved around her home and church. She taught Sunday School 27 years. She was always one of the first to respond when anyone needed help and encouragement in a crisis. She was a devoted wife and mother and will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
Memorial services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 13, at the United Methodist Church, Centervill. Rev. Jack Gregory and Reb. Narilyn Gregory officiated at the services. Piano selections were played by Mrs. Harry Quaintance, pianist. Vocal selections were sung by Mrs. Dwayne Broyles, Mrs L. M. Krull, with accompaniment by Mrs. Steven Paulseen.
There were Eastern Star services held by the Parker Chapter, No. 307.OES.
Interment was in the Centerville cemetery, with arrangements by Fairchild Funeral Home, Mound City, Kan.
Casket bearers were: Roland Lewis, Harlan Zimmerman, Clyde Brownback, Willis Henderson, Bart Johnson and Lowell Hime.


Donald Dwight SCHMALZRIED-8600 was born on 29 Mar 1938 in Dighton, Lane, Kansas. Donald married Virginia Lee KNIGHT-513 on 19 Sep 1960 in Durant, Bryan, Oklahoma.

Virginia Lee KNIGHT [Parents]-513 was born on 12 Nov 1940 in Parker, Linn, Kansas. Virginia married Donald Dwight SCHMALZRIED-8600 on 19 Sep 1960 in Durant, Bryan, Oklahoma.


Alvin Wayne HAMPSON [Parents]-8601 was born on 17 Aug 1936 in Bucklin, Ford, Kansas. Alvin married Wilma Alberta KNIGHT-514 on 5 Jun 1960 in Dighton, Lane, Kansas.

Wilma Alberta KNIGHT [Parents]-514 was born on 3 Sep 1942 in Garnett, Anderson, Kansas. Wilma married Alvin Wayne HAMPSON-8601 on 5 Jun 1960 in Dighton, Lane, Kansas.

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