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Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel & Parkview Cemetery

2021 North University Street, Peoria, IL

OBITUARY

Helen R Knight

July 11, 1926July 23, 2020

Peoria - Helen R. Knight, 94, of Peoria, formerly of Franklin Park and Opdyke, passed away at 3:05 a.m. on Thursday, July 23, 2020 at Graham Hospital in Canton. She was born July 11, 1926 in Opdyke, a daughter of Burrell G. and Virginia E. (Mobley) Garrison. She married Eugene Victor Knight on December 24, 1966 in Opdyke. He preceded her in death on September 9, 2013 in Peoria.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; sister, Marian Schnarr; and brother, Wendell Garrison. Helen is survived by her daughter, Dr. Rebecca (Patrick J. Loebach) Knight of Peoria; two grandchildren, Rylie Loebach-Knight and Joseph Loebach; sister, Shirley Schloeman of Chandler, AZ; and brother, Howard (Nancy) Garrison of Heath, OH.

She last worked as a bookkeeper for Knight, Inc. in Elmhurst for many years, retiring in 1990. She previously had worked as a bookkeeper for Tri-County Electric Company in Mt. Vernon for 25 years.

Helen was a member of Woodland Baptist Church in Peoria, where she was a Sunday school teacher for many years. She loved to sing and was a great housekeeper.

Helen's graveside service will be private at Parkview Cemetery in Peoria. Pastor Joel Newton will officiate. There will be no visitation. Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to her church.

Online condolences may be left for Helen's family at www.davison-fulton.com.

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Church Directory Photo 2006

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Garrison family reunion and Grandpa and Grandma Garrison's 50th wedding anniversary

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My favorite picture of mom.

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Us 3 girls

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Church Directory Photo 2006

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My mom's parents, mom, me and Dad

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Garrison family reunion and Grandpa and Grandma Garrison's 50th wedding anniversary

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