Virginia Kathleen Mayhew Knight 1928 - 2010 Lake Wiley, S.C.
A funeral service for Virginia Kathleen Mayhew Knight, 81, Lake Wiley, S.C., formerly of Lawrence, Kan., was held April 2, 2010, at the Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel in Rock Hill, S.C. A private final inurnment was held Sunday at Underwood Cemetery in Rural Township, Jefferson County, Kan.
Ms. Knight died Monday, March 29, 2010, at the Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.
She was born April 26, 1928, in Lawrence, the daughter of Arthur Harrison and Ida Viola Tevis Mayhew.
She attended Lawrence schools and graduated from the Topeka School of Practical Nursing in 1968. She worked as a nurse at Lawrence Memorial Hospital for many years. After leaving Lawrence, she lived in Indianapolis, and then in Rock Hill, earning her nursing certification for both states.
She was married to Donald J. Knight for 34 years before they divorced.
Survivors include a son, Donald J. Knight Jr. and wife Wanda, Lawrence; a daughter, Della V. Messinger, Lake Wiley; a brother, Dale Mayhew, Lawrence; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Joan Mayhew Thompson.
The family suggests memorials to the Humane Society of your choice.