WILLIAMSPORT METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY, WILLIAMSPORT, (Western) MAURY COUNTY TENNESSEE
KNOTT, Albert L. (Lee), 1 Aug, 1923 - 17 Jan 2013. (h/o Elizabeth Ladd Knott and shares same stone.) obit
Albert Lee Knott, son of the late Albert Fred Knott and Ethel Lee Honeycutt Knott, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2013 in Columbia.
A graveside service will be conducted Monday at 11:00 a.m. at Williamsport Cemetery with Rev. Donna Higginbotham officiating. Military honors will be provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 1:00 – 5:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols.
The family suggests memorials to Nashville Rescue Mission, 639 Lafayette Street, Nashville, TN 37203. Condolences may be offered online at www.oakesandnichols.com.
A resident of the Williamsport Community, Mr. Knott was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on August 1, 1923 and reared in Rutherford County, Tennessee. He was a 1941 graduate of Walter Hill High School and attended Middle Tennessee State College before enlisting in the U. S. Army Air Corps in 1942. Following his World War II military service, he attended and graduated from George Peabody College in Nashville, where he was a member of Phi Chi Alpha Fraternity and Pi Gamma Mu National Social Science Honor Society. Mr. Knott's working career was spent in the fields of media, including radio and television, marketing, and corporate and agency advertising. He was a member of Williamsport United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his sons, David Ladd (Frances Fisher) Knott of Cleveland, and Daniel H. Knott of Winchester,; granddaughters, Sarah Elizabeth Knott of Chattanooga and Allison Ladd Knott of Boston, Massachusetts; and nieces, Jo Beth (Thomas Anderson) Folger and Lora Ladd Folger.
On September 7, 1946, he married the former Elizabeth Ladd who preceded him in death on December 6, 2001.
Active pallbearers are Willis E. Jones, Jr., Jimmy Jones, Wesley Uptain, Jim Bratton, Ashley Brown, Ken Lord, Terry Cook, and Jim Moore. Honorary pallbearers include Ned Laughmiller, Bob White, J. B. Shepard, Ed Cox, Frank Walker, Raymond Hamilton, Charlie Mann, Dr. Harold Pryor, Earl Moore, Howard Alderson, and men of Williamsport United Methodist Church.
KNOTT, Elizabeth (Ladd), 1 Oct. 1923 - 6 Dec. 2001. (w/o Albert L. Knott.)
Photographed on a wet Tuesday morning 27 Jan 2009 and published here 3 Mar 2009 by Wayne Austin. Transcribed and Compiled by Mary Bob McClain Richardson 25 Feb 2009. Revised for name correction 18 Apr 2015