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Obituaries

Obituaries

Helen L. Knotts 1918 - 2006 Lawrence

Services for Helen L. Knotts, 86, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery.Mrs. Knotts died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Larned.She was born July 19, 1918, in Lawrence, the daughter of Floyd and Anna Hill Sample. She graduated from Liberty Memorial High School and had lived in Lawrence most of her life. Mrs. Knotts was a homemaker. She worked as a head checker at Gibson's Discount Center and later at SACS in Lawrence.She married Charles W. Knotts on Dec. 11, 1964, in Lawrence. He died Dec. 4, 1970.Survivors include three sons, Bruce A. Rothwell, Palmdale, Calif., and Harold A. Rothwell and Merle H. Rothwell, both of Wilsey; four grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.Mrs. Knotts was preceded in death by two grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary.The family suggests memorials in her name to the St. Joseph Hospital Auxiliary, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Knotts.