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Bernice E. Knight M-F-165-1

Bernice E. Knight, 88, of Edinburgh, Indiana, passed away peacefully, surround by her family members, on June 20, 2019. She was born October 13, 1930 in Brown County, Indiana. She was the daughter of Raymond C. and Edith Mae (Dine) Bailey. She married Donald A. Knight on June 29, 1952. He preceded her in death on October 24, 2016. She is survived by her step-son, Brian Bailey of Columbus, Indiana, grandchildren, Brian Bailey 11, Kristen Bailey, Bethany Bailey, Lauren Hatfield, Jacey Anderson, and John Anderson, sisters, Joyce Shinolt of Columbus, Indiana and Thelma Bailey of Edinburgh, Indiana. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter, Jacqueline Carol “Jackie” Melton, brothers, William Bailey, Arthur Bailey, Raymond Bailey, Donald Bailey, and Morris Bailey, and sisters, Mary Garvey, Wilma Franklin, and Alberta Hammer. Bernice and her husband owned and operated Knights’ Frozen Food Locker in Edinburgh for many years. They also built and owned Columbus Skateland in Columbus, Indiana from 1972 to 1989. She was a member of Spearsville Church of Christ Church. She was an avid bowler and was inducted into Bowler’s Hall Of Fame in April, 2019. She loved cooking and would feed anyone, and everyone, who came to her home. A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home in Edinburgh, Indiana. Calling will be from 10 a.m. until time of service. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh, Indiana.