Doris M. Knott, age 83 of Belle, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2015, at Frene Valley Health Care South in Owensville.
Doris was born August 25, 1931, in Belle, a daughter to the late William Roscoe and Ethel (Maples) Graham.
Doris attended school in Belle and was a lifelong area resident.
On May 19, 1951, Doris was united in marriage to John V. Knott in Arkansas. He preceded her in death on June 11, 2014.
Doris worked at the International Shoe factory in Belle for several years until it closed. She also worked for Missouri Home Care before retiring.
Doris was a member of the Faith Baptist Church in Belle and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed bingo, shopping, dancing, playing the slots and spending time with her family.
Doris is survived by: one son, Greg Knott of Belle; one daughter, Trina Backues and her husband Terak of Belle; a granddaughter, Graci Lou Backues; one brother, Mike Graham of Belle as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to her parents and spouse of 63 years, Doris was preceded in death by four brothers, Ed, Dwayne, Mackie and Randall Graham and two sisters, Peggy Lou Phillips and Wilma Jean Bogler
A memorial visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at Sassmann's Chapel in Belle.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Doris Knott family.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
207 Linn Avenue
Belle, Missouri 65013