Cumberland Heights – Mrs. Katherine K. McKnight, 93, died early Wednesday morning July 19, 2017 at the home of her grandson in LaFollette, Tennessee. She was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania on April 5, 1924 to Jospeh Korpits and Hedwig Kopnitsky Korpits who preceded her in death along with her husband, Ronald Leroy McKnight; daughter, Shirley Solien; son, Ronald McKnight; sister, Ella Vorraso.
She was a Registered Nurse and a member of the Cumberland Heights Seventh-Day Adventist Church.
She is survived by her daughter, Patti Cavazos; son, David McKnight; sisters, Hedwig Wharton and Irene Godenich; several grandchildren; great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held 4:00 PM Saturday August 5, 2017 in the Layne funeral Home, Chapel at Altamont with burial to follow in the Cumberland Heights Memorial Gardens. www.laynefuneralhome